Samopesh, also known as Samopshe, was a medium sized village situated in Bohemia near Merhojed.

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Samopše (Samopesh) is a small village in the Sasau region not far from Rattay, first mentioned in 1397. Together with two nearby mills (Bilin, called also Bart's and Budin Mill), it belonged to the Sasau Monastery until 1412 and was renowned as a centre of agriculture and for an ancient species of wheat locally known as "samopše-špalta" (Samopesh-spelt), from which the village derives its name.


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