), a coast town of Thrace, in a plain west of the river Hebrus, which is hence called the plain of Doriscus (Δοπίσκος πεδίον
). During the expedition of Darius the place was taken and fortified by the Persians; and in this plain Xerxes reviewed his forces before commencing his march against Greece.
In the time of Livy it appears to have been only a fort--castellum
; Steph. B. sub voce Liv. 31.16
; Plin. Nat. 4.18
; Pomp. Mel. 2.2).
The neighbourhood of Doriscus is now called the plain of Romigik.