), a town of European Sarmatia; W. of the promontory Agarum, and called by Herodotus (4.20
) a factory of the free Scythians on the W. of the Palus Maeotis. Mannert (vol. iv. p. 114; comp. Ritter, Vorhalle,
p. 156) places it in the neighbourhood of Taganrog.
By others it has been sought for at Starí--Krim
(Reichardt, Klein. Geogr. Schrift.
p. 285; comp. Eichwald, Alte Geogr. d. Casp. Meer,