), a small river of Troas, having its source in Mount Ida, or more accurately in Mount [p. 2.1002]
Cotylus, which passed by Ilion, joined the Scamander below that city.
This river is frequently spoken of in the Iliad, and described as a rapid mountain torrent. (Il. 4.475
; comp. Aeschyl. Agam.
692; Strab. xiii. p.597
; Ptol. 5.2.3
; Steph. B. sub voce
Pomp. Mela, i, 18; Plin. Nat. 5.33
; and SCAMANDER
) Its present name is Dumbreak Chai,
and at present its course is so altered that it is no longer a tributary of the Scamander, but flows directly into the Hellespont.