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ID: 7016576
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/tgn/7016576

 

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

Coordinates:
Lat: 34 52 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 34.8667  decimal degrees
Long: 001 15 00 W  degrees minutes   Long: -1.2500  decimal degrees

Note: Flourished as Islamic cultural & religious center in the 1200s; attacked by Marīnids of Fès 14th cen.; held by Algerian Turks 1559; occupied by France 1842; headquarters of Algerian nationalist leader Ahmed Ben Bella 1962; many medieval remains.

Names:
Tilimsen (preferred,C,V)  ............ after 1981
Tlemcen (C,V,English-P)  ............ 13th cen.; Berber for "springs"
Tlemcen ()
Tlemsen (C,V)
תלמסן (C,U,Hebrew )
Agadir (H,V)  ............ under Berber control, after 4th cen.
Pomaria (H,V)  ............ early Roman settlement, 4th cen.

Hierarchical Position:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Africa (continent)  ....  Africa (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of Algeria (nation)  ........  Algeria (nation) (P)
Hierarchy of Tlemcen (province)  ............  Tlemcen (province) (P)
Hierarchy of Tlemcen (inhabited place)  ................  Tlemcen (inhabited place) (P)

Place Types:
inhabited place (preferred, C)  ............  earliest settlement 4th cen.
town (C)
department capital (C)
capital (H)  ............  of Muslim Berber dynasty 1200s

Related geographic places:
related to ....  Tlemcen .......... (former nation/state/empire)
..................  (World, Africa, Algeria) [8698203]

Sources and Contributors:
תלמסן..........  [IMJ]
..............  Israel Museum Jerusalem contribution (n.d.)
Agadir..........  [VP]
.................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) II, 937
.................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1985) XI, 809
Pomaria..........  [VP]
.................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) II, 937
.................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1985) XI, 809
Tilimsen..........  [VP Preferred]
.................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) II, 937
.................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1985) XI, 809
.................  Rand McNally Atlas (1994) I-176
Tlemcen..........  [IMJ Preferred, VP]
.................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) II, 937
.................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1985) XI, 809
.................  Israel Museum Jerusalem contribution (n.d.)
Tlemsen..........  [VP]
.................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) II, 937
Subject: .....  [IMJ, VP]
..................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) II, 937
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1985) XI, 809
..................  Israel Museum Jerusalem contribution (n.d.)
..................  Rand McNally Atlas (1994) I-176
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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