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ID: 7006141
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/tgn/7006141

 

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

Coordinates:
Lat: 43 48 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 43.8000  decimal degrees
Long: 011 17 00 E  degrees minutes   Long: 11.2833  decimal degrees

Elevation:
967.847  feet    295.0000  meters

Note: Hill town located above Florence; was an important Etruscan center, founded 8th-9th century BCE; was conquered by Rome in 283 BCE; taken by Florence in 1125 CE; noted as home of painter Fra Angelico.

Names:
Fiesole (preferred,C,V)
Faesulae (H,V,S,Latin,U,N)  ............ ancient
Viesul (H,V,Etruscan,U)
Viśl (H,V,Etruscan,U)
Vipsul (H,V,Etruscan,U)

Hierarchical Position:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Europe (continent)  ....  Europe (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of Italy (nation)  ........  Italy (nation) (P)
Hierarchy of Tuscany (region (administrative division))  ............  Tuscany (region (administrative division)) (P,C) part of new kingdom of Italy from 1861
Hierarchy of Firenze (province)  ................  Firenze (province) (P)
Hierarchy of Fiesole (inhabited place)  ....................  Fiesole (inhabited place) (P)

Additional Parents:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Europe (continent)  ....  Europe (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of Etruria (former group of nations/states/cities)  ........  Etruria (former group of nations/states/cities) (P)
Hierarchy of Fiesole (inhabited place)  ............  Fiesole (inhabited place) (P,H) flourished 7th-3rd centuries BCE

Place Types:
inhabited place (preferred, C)  ............  was an Etruscan center
town (C)
archaeological site (C)
hill settlement (C)
resort (H)
episcopal see (H)
Ancient Roman (H)
Etruscan (H)

Sources and Contributors:
Faesulae..........  [GRLPSC, VP]
.................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) I, 293
.................  GRI Photo Archive, Authority File (1998) 7973
.................  Princeton Encyclopedia of Classical Sites (1979)
Fiesole..........  [BHA, GRLPSC, VP Preferred]
.................  Annuario Generale (1980)
.................  Archaeology Magazine [online] (2000-)
.................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
.................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
.................  TCI: Firenze e Dintorni (1974) 402 ff.
.................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
Viesul..........  [VP]
.................  Archaeology Magazine [online] (2000-)
Viśl..........  [VP]
...........  Archaeology Magazine [online] (2000-)
Vipsul..........  [VP]
.................  Archaeology Magazine [online] (2000-)
Subject: .....  [BHA, GRLPSC, VP]
..................  Annuario Generale (1980)
..................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) I, 293
..................  GRI Photo Archive, Authority File (1998) 7973
..................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-) -117471
..................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
..................  Princeton Encyclopedia of Classical Sites (1979)
..................  TCI: Firenze e Dintorni (1974) 402 ff.
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]
..........  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)

 

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