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Galesus

(g hard). A river of Puglia, not far from Tarentum. The sheep that fed on the meadows of Galesus were noted for their fine wool. (Horace: 2 Carminum Liber, vi. 10.)

Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894
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