A town in Media, founded by Seleucus Nicator, along with the two other Hellenic cities of Apameia and Heracleia. (Strab. xi. p.524
; Steph. B. sub voce
) describes it as being in the extreme limits of Media, and founded by Antiochus.
The site has not yet been identified. (Ritter, Erdkunde,
vol. viii. p. 599.)
A town which Pliny (6.30
) places along with Seleuceia and Artemita in Mesopotamia. [E.B.J