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ID: 7016576
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/tgn/7016576

 

Record Type: administrative
Hierarchy of Tilimsen (inhabited place)  Tilimsen (inhabited place)

Coordinates:
Lat: 34 52 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 34.8667  decimal degrees
Long: 001 15 00 W  degrees minutes   Long: -1.2500  decimal degrees

Note: Flourished as Islamic cultural & religious center in the 1200s; attacked by Marīnids of Fès 14th cen.; held by Algerian Turks 1559; occupied by France 1842; headquarters of Algerian nationalist leader Ahmed Ben Bella 1962; many medieval remains.

Names:
Tilimsen (preferred,C,V)  ............ after 1981
Tlemcen (C,V,English-P)  ............ 13th cen.; Berber for "springs"
Tlemcen ()
Tlemsen (C,V)
תלמסן (C,U,Hebrew )
Agadir (H,V)  ............ under Berber control, after 4th cen.
Pomaria (H,V)  ............ early Roman settlement, 4th cen.

Hierarchical Position:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Africa (continent)  ....  Africa (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of Al-Jazā'ir (nation)  ........  Al-Jazā'ir (nation) (P)
Hierarchy of Tlemcen (province)  ............  Tlemcen (province) (P)
Hierarchy of Tilimsen (inhabited place)  ................  Tilimsen (inhabited place) (P)

Place Types:
inhabited place (preferred, C)  ............  earliest settlement 4th cen.
town (C)
department capital (C)
capital (H)  ............  of Muslim Berber dynasty 1200s

Related geographic places:
related to ....  Tlemcen .......... (former nation/state/empire)
..................  (World, Africa, Al-Jazā'ir) [8698203]

Sources and Contributors:
תלמסן..........  [IMJ]
..............  Israel Museum Jerusalem contribution (n.d.)
Agadir..........  [VP]
.................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) II, 937
.................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1985) XI, 809
Pomaria..........  [VP]
.................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) II, 937
.................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1985) XI, 809
Tilimsen..........  [VP Preferred]
.................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) II, 937
.................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1985) XI, 809
.................  Rand McNally Atlas (1994) I-176
Tlemcen..........  [IMJ Preferred, VP]
.................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) II, 937
.................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1985) XI, 809
.................  Israel Museum Jerusalem contribution (n.d.)
Tlemsen..........  [VP]
.................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) II, 937
Subject: .....  [IMJ, VP]
..................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) II, 937
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1985) XI, 809
..................  Israel Museum Jerusalem contribution (n.d.)
..................  Rand McNally Atlas (1994) I-176
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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