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ID: 7002350
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/tgn/7002350

 

Record Type: administrative
Hierarchy of Ani (deserted settlement)  Ani (deserted settlement)

Coordinates:
Lat: 40 30 27 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 40.5070  decimal degrees
Long: 043 34 22 E  degrees minutes   Long: 43.5720  decimal degrees

Note: Ancient town of Armenia; chosen by Ashot III the Merciful as capital of Armenia in the 10th century; flourished under Bagratid dynasty; occupied by Byzantines and sacked by Seljuk Turks during the 11th century; destroyed by earthquake in 1319; extensive remains.

Names:
Ani (preferred,C,V)

Hierarchical Position:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Asia (continent)  ....  Asia (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of Turkey (nation)  ........  Turkey (nation) (P)
Hierarchy of Kars (province)  ............  Kars (province) (P)
Hierarchy of Ani (deserted settlement)  ................  Ani (deserted settlement) (P)

Place Types:
deserted settlement (preferred, C)
archaeological site (C)
historic site (C)  ............  settled in Antiquity
city (H)

Related geographic places:
historical connection ....  Armenia .......... (historical region)
........................................  (World, Asia) [7004538]
near/adjacent to ....  Ocaklı .......... (inhabited place)
..............................  (World, Asia, Turkey, Kars) [7705474]

Sources and Contributors:
Ani..........  [BHA]
...........  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
...........  Nagel's: Turkey (1984)
...........  USBGN: Foreign Gazetteers
Subject: .....  [BHA, VP]
..................  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
..................  Nagel's: Turkey (1984)
..................  USBGN: Foreign Gazetteers
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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