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ID: 7018004
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/tgn/7018004

 

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

Coordinates:
Lat: 36 29 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 36.4833  decimal degrees
Long: 055 04 00 E  degrees minutes   Long: 55.0667  decimal degrees

Note: Located in a well-watered area; was a noted Sasanian town; was home to poet & mystic Abū Yazīd al-Biṣtāmī.

Names:
Baṣtām (preferred,C,V)
Bastam (C,V)
Basṭām (C,V)
Bustam (C,V)
Bistam (C,V)
Bostum (C,V)
Bist (H,V)

Hierarchical Position:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Asia (continent)  ....  Asia (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of Iran (nation)  ........  Iran (nation) (P)
Hierarchy of Semnān (province)  ............  Semnān (province) (P)
Hierarchy of Baṣtām (inhabited place)  ................  Baṣtām (inhabited place) (P)

Place Types:
inhabited place (preferred, C)  ............  was an important ancient site
town (C)

Sources and Contributors:
Baṣtām..........  [VP Preferred]
.................  Rand McNally Atlas (1989) I-16
Bastam..........  [VP]
.................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) 23
Basṭām..........  [VP]
.................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
Bist..........  [VP]
...........  Times Atlas of World History (1993) 338
Bistam..........  [VP]
.................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) I, 949
Bostum..........  [VP]
.................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) I, 949
Bustam..........  [VP]
.................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) I, 949
Subject: .....  [VP]
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) I, 949
..................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
..................  Rand McNally Atlas (1989) I-16
..................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) 23
..................  Times Atlas of World History (1993) 338
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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