), a large town, first noticed by Xenophon (Xen. Anab. 2.4.13
), situated about 8 parasangs from the Median Wall, and 15 from the Tigris and the mouth of the Physcus.
The exact situation cannot be now determined, but several travellers have noticed, in this neighbourhood, extensive ancient remains, which may perhaps belong to this city. (Mannert, v. pt. ii. p. 281; Niebuhr, ii. p. 305; Ives, Travels, &c.