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ID: 7006344
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/tgn/7006344

 

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

Coordinates:
Lat: 43 01 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 43.0167  decimal degrees
Long: 011 57 00 E  degrees minutes   Long: 11.9500  decimal degrees

Note: Was one of the 12 original cities of Etruria; flourished 7th-6th centuries BCE; noted as site from which Lars Porsena marched against Rome ca. 500 BCE; was subject to Rome from 295 BCE; declined in Middle Ages due to proximity to swamps of Chiani river.

Names:
Chiusi (preferred,C,V)
Camars (H,V)  ............ pre-Etruscan name
Chamaras (H,V)  ............ Etruscan name
Chamars (H,V)
Clevsia (H,V)
Clevsin (H,V)
Clusium (H,V)  ............ name of Roman military installation here

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 Siena (province)  ................  Siena (province) (P)
Hierarchy of Chiusi (inhabited place)  ....................  Chiusi (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 Chiusi (inhabited place)  ............  Chiusi (inhabited place) (P,H) flourished 7th-3rd centuries BCE

Place Types:
inhabited place (preferred, C)  ............  was a very ancient center founded by at least 800 BC (maybe Umbran), was later an important Etruscan city
town (C)
archaeological site (C)
episcopal see (C)

Sources and Contributors:
Camars..........  [VP]
.................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) I, 192
Chamaras..........  [VP]
.................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) I, 192
Chamars..........  [VP]
.................  TCI: Toscana (1974) 568 ff.
Chiusi..........  [BHA, GRLPSC, VP Preferred]
.................  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
.................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
.................  Times Atlas of the World (1992) 45
.................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
.................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 262
Clevsia..........  [VP]
.................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) I, 192
Clevsin..........  [VP]
.................  GRI Photo Archive, Authority File (1998) 7994
Clusium..........  [GRLPSC, VP]
.................  GRI Photo Archive, Authority File (1998) 7994
.................  Princeton Encyclopedia of Classical Sites (1979)
.................  TCI: Toscana (1974) 568 ff.
.................  Times Atlas of World History (1993) 341
Subject: .....  [BHA, GRLPSC, VP]
..................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) I, 192
..................  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
..................  GRI Photo Archive, Authority File (1998) 7994
..................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-) -115469
..................  Princeton Encyclopedia of Classical Sites (1979)
..................  TCI: Toscana (1974) 568 ff.
..................  Times Atlas of the World (1992) 45
..................  Times Atlas of World History (1993) 341
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 262
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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