That's Pteria to Herodotus. Whilst killing time on the web, I came across a site on an archeological dig in Turkey on the Kerkenes Dag. There is good reason to believe that this may have been a Mede stronghold during the war with Lydia. Now, I'm not likely to build a huge fortress city on a mountain but its nice to have a name for the advance base of my Mede army. Herodotus calls in Pteria but I like the sound of Kerkenes Dag. I also like the green colour in this shot, very close to the colour of my table!
picture of Kerkenes Dag taken from the website http://www.kerkenes.metu.edu.tr/kerk1/index.html
btw for a minute I thought I had found a Google Books online copy of the volume of Hermathena containing Cobbe's article "