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ID: 7008565
 

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

Coordinates:
Lat: 45 40 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 45.6667  decimal degrees
Long: 000 10 00 E  degrees minutes   Long: 0.1667  decimal degrees

Note: Captured from Visigoths by Clovis, King of Franks 507; fought over by the French and English in the Hundred Years' War; ceded to England in 1360; restored to France in 1373; passed to the house of Orléans in 1394; united to crown in 1714; site of cathedral of Saint-Pierre.

Names:
Angoulême (preferred,C,V)
Iculisma (H,V)  ............ Roman
Ecolisna (H,V)  ............ Roman
Civitas Ecolisnensium (H,V)  ............ Roman

Hierarchical Position:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Europe (continent)  ....  Europe (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of France (nation)  ........  France (nation) (P)
Hierarchy of Poitou-Charentes (region (administrative division))  ............  Poitou-Charentes (region (administrative division)) (P)
Hierarchy of Angoulême (inhabited place)  ................  Angoulême (inhabited place) (P)

Additional Parents:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Europe (continent)  ....  Europe (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of Gaul (historical region)  ........  Gaul (historical region) (P)
Hierarchy of Gallia Aquitania (province)  ............  Gallia Aquitania (province) (P,H)
Hierarchy of Angoulême (inhabited place)  ................  Angoulême (inhabited place)
 
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Europe (continent)  ....  Europe (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of Gaul (historical region)  ........  Gaul (historical region) (P)
Hierarchy of Gallia Aquitania (province)  ............  Gallia Aquitania (province) (P,H)
Hierarchy of Aquitania Secunda (province)  ................  Aquitania Secunda (province) (P,H) from the 4th century CE
Hierarchy of Angoulême (inhabited place)  ....................  Angoulême (inhabited place) (P,H)

Place Types:
inhabited place (preferred, C)  ............  originally settled by Gallic Santones & Pictones tribes; later part of the Carolingian kingdom of Aquitaine
city (C)
department capital (C)
industrial center (C)
countship (C)  ............  since 9th cen.
capital (H)  ............  of pre-Revolutionary province of Angoumois
duchy (H)  ............  1515-1844, created by Francis I

Sources and Contributors:
Angoulême..........  [BHA, GRLPSC, VP Preferred]
....................  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
....................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) I, 412
....................  Michel: Dictionnaire des Communes (1992)
....................  Times Atlas of the World (1985) 13
....................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 51-52
Civitas Ecolisnensium..........  [VP]
......................................  Mathisen, Geography of Roman Gaul [online] (1996) accessed 1 December 2004
Ecolisna..........  [VP]
.................  Mathisen, Geography of Roman Gaul [online] (1996) accessed 1 December 2004
Iculisma..........  [VP]
.................  Mathisen, Geography of Roman Gaul [online] (1996) accessed 1 December 2004
.................  Times Atlas of World History (1993) 345
Subject: .....  [BHA, GRLPSC, VP]
..................  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) 1; 412; I, 412
..................  Mathisen, Geography of Roman Gaul [online] (1996) accessed 1 December 2004
..................  Michel: Dictionnaire des Communes (1992)
..................  Times Atlas of the World (1985) 13
..................  Times Atlas of World History (1993) 345
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 51-52
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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