a town in Illyria, situated upon the Via Egnatia, at the point where this road divided, one branch leading to Dyrrhachium, and the other to Apollonia.
It probably derived its name from App. Claudius, who encamped upon the river Genusus in B.C. 168. (Itin. Ant.; Tab. Peut.
; Liv. 44.30
; Leake, Northern Greece,
vol. iii. p. 279, seq.)