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ID: 7015312
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/tgn/7015312

 

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

Coordinates:
Lat: 35 50 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 35.8333  decimal degrees
Long: 010 38 00 E  degrees minutes   Long: 10.6333  decimal degrees

Note: Located on Gulf of Hammamet; was an ancient Phoenician city; ruled by Carthaginians and Romans; was important Arab center during 9th-10th centuries; further developed by French from 1881.

Names:
Sousse (preferred,C,V)
Susa (C,V)
Sūsah (C,V)
Hadrumetum (H,O)  ............ ancient
Hadrumentum (H,O)
Hunericopolis (H,O)

Hierarchical Position:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Africa (continent)  ....  Africa (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of Tunisia (nation)  ........  Tunisia (nation) (P)
Hierarchy of Sousse (governorate)  ............  Sousse (governorate) (P)
Hierarchy of Sousse (inhabited place)  ................  Sousse (inhabited place) (P)

Additional Parents:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Roman Empire (former nation/state/empire)  ....  Roman Empire (former nation/state/empire) (P,H)
Hierarchy of Byzacena (province)  ........  Byzacena (province) (P,H) ca. 46-before 27 BCE
Hierarchy of Sousse (inhabited place)  ............  Sousse (inhabited place)
 
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Roman Empire (former nation/state/empire)  ....  Roman Empire (former nation/state/empire) (P,H)
Hierarchy of Africa (province)  ........  Africa (province) (P,H) from 146 BCE
Hierarchy of Sousse (inhabited place)  ............  Sousse (inhabited place) (P,H)

Place Types:
inhabited place (preferred, C)  ............  founded by Phoenicians
town (C)
port (C)
manufacturing center (C)

Related geographic places:
capital of ....  Byzacena .......... (province)
..................  (World, Roman Republic and Empire) [7030340]

Sources and Contributors:
Hadrumentum..........  [VP]
.......................  ARLIS/NA: Ancient Site Names (1995)
Hadrumetum..........  [GRLPSC, VP]
.......................  Encyclopedia Britannica Online (2002-2014) accessed 6 July 2004
.......................  GRI Photo Archive, Authority File (1998) 8468
.......................  Princeton Encyclopedia of Classical Sites (1979)
.......................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 1133
Hunericopolis..........  [VP]
..........................  ARLIS/NA: Ancient Site Names (1995)
Sousse..........  [GRLPSC, VP Preferred]
.................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) 183
.................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
Susa..........  [GRLPSC]
...........  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
Sūsah..........  [VP]
..............  AATA database (1995-)
Subject: .....  [GRLPSC, VP]
..................  ARLIS/NA: Ancient Site Names (1995)
..................  Encyclopedia Britannica Online (2002-2014) accessed 6 July 2004
..................  GRI Photo Archive, Authority File (1998) 8468
..................  Princeton Encyclopedia of Classical Sites (1979)
..................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) 183
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 1133
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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