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ID: 7011026
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/tgn/7011026

 

Record Type: administrative
Hierarchy of Pella (deserted settlement)  Pella (deserted settlement)

Coordinates:
Lat: 40 45 36 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 40.7600  decimal degrees
Long: 022 31 09 E  degrees minutes   Long: 22.5192  decimal degrees

Note: Was thriving city of ancient Macedonia; noted as the birthplace of Alexander the Great in 356 BCE; declined after conquest by the Romans.

Names:
Pella (preferred,C,V)
Pélla (C,V,Greek (transliterated),U)
Agli Apoltoli (C,V)
Bounomeia (H,V)
Bounomos (H,V)
Pella Macedoniae (H,V)

Hierarchical Position:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Europe (continent)  ....  Europe (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of Greece (nation)  ........  Greece (nation) (P)
Hierarchy of Macedonia (region (administrative division))  ............  Macedonia (region (administrative division)) (P)
Hierarchy of Pélla (regional division)  ................  Pélla (regional division) (P)
Hierarchy of Pella (deserted settlement)  ....................  Pella (deserted settlement) (P)

Place Types:
deserted settlement (preferred, C)
archaeological site (C)  ............  systematic excavation was begun in mid-20th cen.
capital (H)  ............  of ancient Macedon, from 4th cen. BC
inhabited place (H)

Related geographic places:
capital of ....  Macedonia .......... (former nation/state/empire)
..................  (World, Europe) [7001349]
located on ....  Via Egnatia .......... (road)
..................  (World) [8713927]

Sources and Contributors:
Agli Apoltoli..........  [VP]
..........................  ARLIS/NA: Ancient Site Names (1995)
Bounomeia..........  [VP]
....................  Princeton Encyclopedia of Classical Sites (1979) 685-686
Bounomos..........  [VP]
.................  Princeton Encyclopedia of Classical Sites (1979) 685-686
Pella..........  [GRLPSC, VP Preferred]
..............  Canby, Historic Places (1984) II, 722
..............  Princeton Encyclopedia of Classical Sites (1979) 685-686
..............  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
Pélla..........  [VP]
..............  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
..............  Rand McNally Atlas (1994) I-134
Pella Macedoniae..........  [VP]
.............................  Atlas of Greek & Roman World (1981) 47
Subject: .....  [GRLPSC, VP]
..................  ARLIS/NA: Ancient Site Names (1995)
..................  Atlas of Greek & Roman World (1981) 47
..................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) II, 722
..................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-) -825836
..................  Princeton Encyclopedia of Classical Sites (1979) 685-686
..................  Rand McNally Atlas (1994) I-134
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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