OTHER WORDS FROM EdessaE·des·san, E·des·sene [ih-des-een] /ɪˈdɛs in/, adjective
Examples from the Web for edessa
The most famous ones are the Mandylion of Edessa, the Veronica and the Shroud of Turin.
Here, at Edessa and Nisibis, they established schools of learning which for several centuries were the most famous in the world.Library Of The World's Best Literature, Ancient And Modern, Vol. 2|Charles Dudley Warner
Abgarus, king of Edessa, hearing of his works, sent for him.The Lives of the Saints, Volume II (of 16): February|Sabine Baring-Gould
Edessa suffered still more in 1146 after an attempt to recover it.
Godfrey had died without direct heirs; but in far Edessa there was his brother Baldwin, ready to take his place.
Accordingly he decided to sell his withdrawal to the citizens of Edessa for a great sum of money.