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Record Type: administrative
Hierarchy of Gaul (historical region)  Gaul (historical region)

Note: Refers to the region inhabited by the ancient Gauls, comprising modern-day France and parts of Belgium, western Germany, and northern Italy. It was a powerful ancient country. Inhabited from ca. 600 BCE by Celtic Galli. French Gaul (the area of Gaul that is modern France) was later divided by Rome into four provinces: Narbonensis, Aquitania to the west and south of the Loire, Lugdunensis in central France between the Loire and the Seine, and Belgica in the north and east.

Names:
Gaul (preferred,C,O,English-P,U,N)
Gaule (C,O,French-P,U,N)
Gallia (H,V,Latin-P,U,N)
Galliae (H,V)
Gallic (C,V)

Hierarchical Position:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Europe (continent)  ....  Europe (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of Gaul (historical region)  ........  Gaul (historical region) (P)

Additional Parents:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Roman Empire (former nation/state/empire)  ....  Roman Empire (former nation/state/empire) (P,H)
Hierarchy of Gaul (historical region)  ........  Gaul (historical region) (P,H)

Place Types:
historical region (preferred, C)
nation (H)

Sources and Contributors:
Gallia..........  [VP]
.................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) I, 325
.................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 430
Galliae..........  [VP]
.................  Times Atlas of World History (1993)
Gallic..........  [VP]
.................  Oxford English Dictionary [online] (2002-) accessed 16 January 2008
Gaul..........  [BHA, VP Preferred]
...........  Columbia Encyclopedia (1975)
...........  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
...........  Shepherd's Historical Atlas (1967)
Gaule..........  [BHA, VP]
..............  BHA, Authority file (1973-)
Subject: .....  [BHA, VP]
..................  BHA, Authority file (1973-)
..................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) I, 325
..................  Columbia Encyclopedia (1975)
..................  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
..................  Oxford English Dictionary [online] (2002-) accessed 16 January 2008
..................  Shepherd's Historical Atlas (1967)
..................  Times Atlas of World History (1993)
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 430
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]
..........  Encyclopedia Britannica Online (2015-)

 

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