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ID: 7008799
 

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

Coordinates:
Lat: 43 56 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 43.9333  decimal degrees
Long: 004 48 00 E  degrees minutes   Long: 4.8000  decimal degrees

Note: Conquered by Romans, Goths, Burgundians, Ostrogoths, and Franks; formerly part of Arles Kingdom; sold to Pope Clement VI by Joanna I of Naples 1348; seat of papacy 1309-1377 and Avignonese popes during Western Schism 1378-1417; became part of France 1791.

Names:
Avignon (preferred,C,V)
Avenio (H,O)  ............ ancient
Avennio (H,O)  ............ ancient
Cavarum (H,O)
Avennicorum civitas (H,O)
Avenio Cavarum (H,O)
Aveniona (H,O)
Avenionis Urbs (H,O)
Avenneca Civitas (H,O)
Avinio (H,O)
Aviniona (H,O)
Avinionum (H,O)
Avinum (H,O)
Avio (H,O)
Aviona (H,O)
Avennica Civitas (H,O)

Hierarchical Position:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Europe (continent)  ....  Europe (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of France (nation)  ........  France (nation) (P)
Hierarchy of Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur (region (administrative division))  ............  Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur (region (administrative division)) (P)
Hierarchy of Avignon (inhabited place)  ................  Avignon (inhabited place) (P)

Place Types:
inhabited place (preferred, C)  ............  founded as Phocaean colony
city (C)
department capital (C)
commercial center (C)
papal residence (H)  ............  in 14th and 15th centuries
republic (H)  ............  1135-1146

Sources and Contributors:
Avenio..........  [VP]
.................  GRI Photo Archive, Authority File (1998) 13379
.................  Orbis Latinus (1971) 37
.................  Times Atlas of World History (1993) 337
Avenio Cavarum..........  [VP]
.............................  Library of Congress Subject Headings (2002-) "Avignon (France)," NAFL 80097464, accessed 24 September 2007
Aveniona..........  [VP]
.................  Library of Congress Subject Headings (2002-) "Avignon (France)," NAFL 80097464, accessed 24 September 2007
Avenionis Urbs..........  [VP]
.............................  Library of Congress Subject Headings (2002-) "Avignon (France)," NAFL 80097464, accessed 24 September 2007
Avenneca Civitas..........  [VP]
.............................  Library of Congress Subject Headings (2002-) "Avignon (France)," NAFL 80097464, accessed 24 September 2007
Avennica Civitas..........  [VP]
.............................  Library of Congress Subject Headings (2002-) "Avignon (France)," NAFL 80097464, accessed 24 September 2007
Avennicorum civitas..........  [VP]
...................................  Orbis Latinus (1971) 37
Avennio..........  [VP]
.................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) I, 740
Avignon..........  [BHA, GRLPSC, VP Preferred]
.................  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
.................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) 18
.................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
.................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 100
Avinio..........  [VP]
.................  Library of Congress Subject Headings (2002-) "Avignon (France)," NAFL 80097464, accessed 24 September 2007
Aviniona..........  [VP]
.................  Library of Congress Subject Headings (2002-) "Avignon (France)," NAFL 80097464, accessed 24 September 2007
Avinionum..........  [VP]
....................  Library of Congress Subject Headings (2002-) "Avignon (France)," NAFL 80097464, accessed 24 September 2007
Avinum..........  [VP]
.................  Library of Congress Subject Headings (2002-) "Avignon (France)," NAFL 80097464, accessed 24 September 2007
Avio..........  [VP]
...........  Library of Congress Subject Headings (2002-) "Avignon (France)," NAFL 80097464, accessed 24 September 2007
Aviona..........  [VP]
.................  Library of Congress Subject Headings (2002-) "Avignon (France)," NAFL 80097464, accessed 24 September 2007
Cavarum..........  [VP]
.................  Orbis Latinus (1971) 37
Subject: .....  [BHA, GRLPSC, VP]
..................  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) 1; 740; I, 740
..................  GRI Photo Archive, Authority File (1998) 13379
..................  Library of Congress Subject Headings (2002-) "Avignon (France)," NAFL 80097464, accessed 24 September 2007
..................  Orbis Latinus (1971) 37
..................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) 18
..................  Times Atlas of World History (1993) 337
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 100
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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