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Headword: Νέσσων
Adler number: nu,257
Translated headword: Nesson
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
A city of Thessaly.[1] [There is] also a Lake Nessonis.[2]
Greek Original:
Νέσσων: πόλις Θεσσαλίας. καὶ λίμνη Νεσσωνίς.
Notes:
[1] From Stephanus of Byzantium s.v.; unlocated; see further, next note.
[2] Also in Thessaly: mentioned by (e.g.) Strabo 9.5.2 & 23, who says that both it and Nesson (which he regards not as a specific toponym but as an early name for Thessaly as a whole) were named after Nesson, a son of Thessalos.
Keywords: definition; geography; mythology
Translated by: David Whitehead on 22 October 2002@04:32:05.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth on 22 October 2002@11:02:39.
David Whitehead (augmented n.2) on 13 June 2004@07:40:05.
David Whitehead (augmented notes; another keyword) on 9 July 2009@08:09:51.
David Whitehead on 28 July 2011@06:36:44.

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