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ID: 7033029
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/tgn/7033029

 

Record Type: administrative
Hierarchy of Holy Land (historical region)  Holy Land (historical region)

Coordinates:
Lat: 31 50 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 31.8330  decimal degrees
Long: 035 20 00 E  degrees minutes   Long: 35.3333  decimal degrees

Note: General area of varying extent, depending upon the context in which it is discussed. It typically refers to an area primarily in modern Israel and Palestine, in which most Biblical events are set.

Names:
Holy Land (preferred,C,O)
Terre Sainte (C,O)

Hierarchical Position:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Asia (continent)  ....  Asia (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of Holy Land (historical region)  ........  Holy Land (historical region) (P,H)

Additional Parents:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Middle East (general region)  ....  Middle East (general region) (P)
Hierarchy of Holy Land (historical region)  ........  Holy Land (historical region) (P)

Place Types:
historical region (preferred, C)

Related geographic places:
meaning/usage overlaps with ....  Canaan .......... (historical region)
..................................................  (World, Asia) [7033030]
meaning/usage overlaps with ....  Judaea .......... (historical region)
..................................................  (World, Asia, Israel) [7001407]
meaning/usage overlaps with ....  Palestine .......... (historical region)
..................................................  (World, Asia) [7004540]

Sources and Contributors:
Holy Land..........  [BHA Preferred, VP Preferred]
....................  BHA, Authority file (1973-)
....................  Encyclopedia Britannica Online (2002-2014)
....................  Grove Art Online (2008-)
....................  New Catholic Encyclopedia [online] (2002-)
....................  Oxford English Dictionary [online] (2002-)
Terre Sainte..........  [BHA]
.......................  BHA, Authority file (1973-)
Subject: .....  [BHA, VP]
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 916
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]
..........  Encyclopedia Britannica Online (2002-2014)
..........  New Catholic Encyclopedia [online] (2002-)

 

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