Definition of Edessa
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Edessa, Edessae
Edessa
Ἔδεσσα
noun (f., 1st declension)
  1. A city of Macedonia, the burial-place of the kings
Abbreviations
Edessa, ae, f., = Ἔδεσσα. A city of Macedonia, the burial-place of the kings, Liv. 45, 29; Just. 7, 1, 7.

—Hence, Edes-saeus, a, um, adj., of Edessa: Antiphilus (dux), Liv. 42, 51.

— A city of Mesopotamia, in the province of Osrhoene, now Rhoa or Orfa, Plin. 5, 24, 21, § 86; Tac. A. 12, 12; Amm. 20, 11, 4; 21, 7, 7; and where Caracalla died, Aur. Vict. Epit. 21; Eutr. 8, 11.

—Hence, Edessēnus, a, um, adj., of Edessa: sepulcra, Amm. 18, 7.
 
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