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OPHIUSSA

OPHIUSSA (Ὀφιοῦσσα), a small island in the Propontis, off the coast of Mysia, is mentioned only by Pliny (4.44) and Stephanus B. (s. v. Βέσβικος, where it is called Ὀφιόεσσα); it still bears its ancient name under the corrupt form of Afzia. (Pococke, Travels, iii. p. 167.)

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    • Pliny the Elder, Naturalis Historia, 4.44
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