, or Ζάλισκος
, in Ptol. 5.4.3
), a small river on the coast of Paphlagonia, discharging itself into the Euxine at a distance of 210 stadia west of the Halys. (Marcian. p. 73.)
At its mouth there was a small town of the same name, about 90 stadia from Zagorus, or Zagorum (Anon. [p. 2.1336]Peripl. P. E.
p. 9); and this place seems to be the same as the one mentioned in the Peut. Table under the corrupt name of Halega, at a distance of 25 Roman miles from Zacoria. Hamilton (Researches,
i. p. 298) identifies the site of Zalecus with the modern Alatcham,
where some ruins and massive walls are still seen.