), a chain of rugged mountains in the east of Pontus, which was connected in the north with the Moschici Montes on the east, and with Mons Paryadres on the north-west, while in the south-west it was connected with Antitaurus. (Strab. xi. p.497
, xii. p. 548; Ptol. 5.6.8
, where it is called Σκορδίσκος.
) Modern travellers identify it with the Tshambü Bel
vol. cv. p. 21.)