a river of Syria, near which there was formerly a town of the same name (Κροκοδείλων πόλις
), between Caesarea Palaestinae and Ptolemaïs (Strab. xvi. p.758
; Plin. Nat. 5.17. s. 19
It is now identified with the Náhr Zerka,
in which, according to Pococke (Trav.
vol. ii. p. 58.), crocodiles have been found. (Von Raumer, Palästina,
pp. 53, 191.)