), a place in Epirus Nova, mentioned by Hierocles with a fortress ALISTRUS (Ἀλίστρος,
Procop, de Aed.
It is probably represented by the village and castle of Klisúra,
situated on the river Aous (Viósa
), which is mentioned by Cantacuzenus (Κλεισοῦρα,
2.32; comp. Anna Comnena, xiii. p. 390) in the fourteenth century, together with other places which are still to be recognised as having been the chief strongholds in this part of Greece. [AOUS
] (Leake, Northern Greece,
vol. i. p. 383.)