or Ῥοίτιον ἄκρον
), a promontory, or rather a rocky headland, running out in several points in Mysia or Troas, at the entrance of the Hellespont, north of Ilion; it contained a small town of the same name situated on an eminence.
The place is very often mentioned by the ancients. (Hdt. 7.43
; Scylax, p. 35
; Strab. xiii. p.595
; Steph. B. sub voce
Pomp. Mela, 1.18; Plin. Nat. 5.33
; Thuc. 4.52
; Apollon. 1.929
; Tryphiod. 216; Verg. A. 6.595
; Liv. 37.37
The promontory is now called Intepeh,
and the site of the ancient town is believed to be occupied by Paleo Castro,
near the village of It-ghelmes.
p. 475; Leake, Asia Minor,