Edessa meaning

ĭ-dĕsə
An ancient city of Mesopotamia on the site of present-day Urfa in southeast Turkey. A major Christian center after the third century ad , it was ruled at various times by the Romans, Byzantines, Arabs, and Crusaders before falling to the Seljuk Turks in the 12th century.
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Ancient city in NW Mesopotamia, on the site of modern Sanliurfa (Turkey)
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A city in Greece, capital in Pella Prefecture, in periphery of Central Macedonia.
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(historical) Ancient city in northwestern Mesopotamia, the capital of Osroene, on the site of modern Şanlıurfa in Turkey.
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Origin of edessa

  • From Ancient Greek Ἔδεσσα (Edessa).

    From Wiktionary