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Acesta

Acesta → Segesta 1

[Pauly 1893]

Ăcesta, ae, also Acestē, es, f., = Ἄκεστα and Ἀκέστη,

I. a town in the N. W. part of Sicily, near the coast; earlier Egesta, later Segesta, near the modern Alcamo, Verg. A. 5, 718; 9, 218; cf. Serv. ad 1, 550, and Heyne Excurs. I. ad Aen. V.
II. Deriv.
A. Ăcestenses, ium, m., the inhabitants of A., Cic. Verr. 2, 3, 36, § 83.
B. Ăcestaei, the same, Plin. 3, 8, 14, § 91.

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