Caeratus (Kairatos: Kartero), a river of Crete, which flows past Cnossus,
which city was once known by the same name as the river. (Strab. x. p. 476; Eustath.
ad Dionys. Perieg. v. 498; Hesych.; Virg. Ciris, 113, flumina Caeratea; comp.
Pashley, Trav. vol. i. p. 263.)
Dictionary of Greek and Roman Geography (1854) (ed. William Smith, LLD)