, Ptol. 6.2.4
), a mountain chain of Media, which extended in a south-east direction, passing the Ecbatana of Greater Media (Hamadán
It must be considered as an outlying portion of the still greater chain of the Zagros.
It is now called the Erwend
It is probable that the name is preserved in the celebrated mountain of Kurdistán,
now called Rowándiz.
In Armenian geography this mountain district is called Erovántúni;
which is evidently connected with the ancient Orontes. (St. Martin, Armenia,
vol. ii. pp. 363, 429.)