, Ptol. 5.18.12
; Eleia, Sext. Ruf. 100.27; Hileia, Amm. Marc. 18.10
), a village to the westward of Singara, and probably within the limits of the province now called the Sinjár.
It is only memorable as having been the scene of a night conflict between the Romans under Constantius and the Persians, in which each army claimed the victory.
There is a slight difference between the account of Ammianus and Rufus, the former mentioning two battles, one at Eleia and the other at Singara; and the latter, only one.
The battle is alluded to by Julian (Orat.
in Constant.) and by Eutropius (10.10