The GettyResearch Institute
Research Home Tools Thesaurus of Geographic Names Full Record Display
Thesaurus of Geographic Names Full Record Display
New Search Previous Page Help

Vernacular Display | English Display

Click the icon to view the hierarchy.

Semantic View (JSONRDFN3/TurtleN-Triples)

ID: 7009596
 

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

Coordinates:
Lat: 63 12 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 63.2000  decimal degrees
Long: 009 45 00 E  degrees minutes   Long: 9.7500  decimal degrees

Note: Located on a sheltered peninsula in Trondheimsfjorden; was founded by King Olaf I Tryggvason in 10th cen.; city grew as pilgrimage center, first church was built on St. Olaf's grave in 1075; city has often been destroyed by fire & rebuilt.

Names:
Trondheim (preferred,C,V)  ............ this spelling was used after 1930
Trondhjem (H,V)  ............ first used in 16th cen.
Nidaros (H,V)  ............ meaning "estuary of the Nid river," used from 1016 to 16th cen., & again briefly after 1930
Kaupangr (H,V)  ............ name of the original village here in 10th cen.

Hierarchical Position:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Europe (continent)  ....  Europe (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of Norway (nation)  ........  Norway (nation) (P)
Hierarchy of Sør-Trøndelag (county)  ............  Sør-Trøndelag (county) (P)
Hierarchy of Trondheim (inhabited place)  ................  Trondheim (inhabited place) (P)

Place Types:
inhabited place (preferred, C)  ............  founded in 997
city (C)
county seat (C)
port (C)
pilgrimage center (C)  ............  for legendary miraculous body of King Olaf II Haraldsson (St. Olaf), who died near here in 1030 & is buried in the cathedral
episcopal see (H)  ............  established in 1152
royal residence (H)  ............  of Olaf I in 10th cen.

Sources and Contributors:
Kaupangr..........  [VP]
.................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) XI, 942
Nidaros..........  [VP]
.................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) XI, 942
Trondheim..........  [BHA, VP Preferred]
....................  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
....................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) XI, 942
....................  Nagel's: Norway (1968)
....................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) 192
Trondhjem..........  [VP]
....................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) XI, 942
Subject: .....  [BHA, VP]
..................  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) XI, 942
..................  Nagel's: Norway (1968)
..................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) 192
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

New Search

Back to Top

Printer Friendly Version

The J. Paul Getty Trust
The J. Paul Getty Trust