, Procop. Aed.
, Procop. B. P. 2.24), a district of Armenia, which Forbiger (vol. ii. p. 601) identifies with the ACILISENE (Ἀκιλισηνή
) of Strabo (xi. pp. 528, 530), which lay between the N. and S. arm of the Euphrates and on the boundaries of Cappadocia, and which on account of the worship of the goddess Anahid so prevalent in that district, is undoubtedly the same as the ANAITIS, or ANAITICA
of Pliny (5.24.20
The plain of Erzíngán
now represents this district. (Ritter, Erdkunde,
vol. x. pp.73, 81, 550, 576, 774, 796; Journ. Geog. Soc.
vol. vi. p. 201.)