SCAIDA´VA a town in Moesia Inferior, between Novae and Trimammium. Itin. Ant. p. 222.)
It is called Scedeba (Σκεδεβά) by Procopius (de Aed. 4.11). Variously identified with Ratonou and Rustschuck. [T.H.D]
Dictionary of Greek and Roman Geography, illustrated by numerous engravings on wood. William Smith, LLD. London. Walton and Maberly, Upper Gower Street and Ivy Lane, Paternoster Row; John Murray, Albemarle Street. 1854.