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ID: 7001402
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/tgn/7001402

 

Record Type: administrative
Hierarchy of Al-Bīrah (inhabited place)  Al-Bīrah (inhabited place)

Coordinates:
Lat: 31 54 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 31.9000  decimal degrees
Long: 035 13 00 E  degrees minutes   Long: 35.2167  decimal degrees

Note: Hilltop town 9 miles N of Jerusalem; site of battle in 161 BC.

Names:
Al-Bīrah (preferred,C,V)
Al Bīrah (C,V)
Bīrah (C,V)
Bīra (C,V)
Bire (C,V)
Bireh (C,V)
Beeroth (H,O)  ............ Biblical
Beroea (H,O)  ............ ancient

Hierarchical Position:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Asia (continent)  ....  Asia (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of West Bank (occupied territory)  ........  West Bank (occupied territory) (P)
Hierarchy of Al-Bīrah (inhabited place)  ............  Al-Bīrah (inhabited place) (P)

Place Types:
inhabited place (preferred, C)
town (C)
battlefield (H)  ............  161 BC

Sources and Contributors:
Al-Bīrah..........  [VP Preferred]
.................  Rand McNally Atlas (Reprinted 1994) I-4
Al Bīrah..........  [VP]
.................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
Beeroth..........  [VP]
.................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984) 148
Beroea..........  [VP]
.................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984) 148
Bīra..........  [BHA]
...........  Baedekers: Israel (1983)
...........  Carta's Official Guide to Israel (1983)
Bīrah..........  [VP]
..............  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984) 148
Bire..........  [VP]
...........  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984) 148
Bireh..........  [VP]
..............  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984) 148
Subject: .....  [BHA, VP]
..................  Baedekers: Israel (1983)
..................  Carta's Official Guide to Israel (1983)
..................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
..................  Rand McNally Atlas (Reprinted 1994) I-4
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984) 148
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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