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ID: 7000526
 

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

Coordinates:
Lat: 43 08 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 43.1333  decimal degrees
Long: 012 22 00 E  degrees minutes   Long: 12.3667  decimal degrees

Note: Ancient hill town; was home to Umbrians, and one of 12 cities of ancient Etruria; passed to Rome in 310 BCE, to Lombards in 592 CE; generally Guelph in Guelph/Ghibelline wars with neighboring towns; torn by internal strife in the 15th century; came under control of papacy in 1540.

Names:
Perugia (preferred,C,V,English-P,U,N)
Pérouse (C,O,French-P,U,N)
Perugian (C,O,English,U,A)
Augusta Perusia (H,V)  ............ used after city was rebuilt under Augustus (Gaius Octavius)
Perusia (H,V)  ............ Roman name

Hierarchical Position:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Europe (continent)  ....  Europe (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of Italy (nation)  ........  Italy (nation) (P)
Hierarchy of Umbria (region (administrative division))  ............  Umbria (region (administrative division)) (P)
Hierarchy of Perugia (province)  ................  Perugia (province) (P)
Hierarchy of Perugia (inhabited place)  ....................  Perugia (inhabited place) (P)

Additional Parents:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Europe (continent)  ....  Europe (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of Etruria (former group of nations/states/cities)  ........  Etruria (former group of nations/states/cities) (P)
Hierarchy of Perugia (inhabited place)  ............  Perugia (inhabited place) (P,H)

Place Types:
inhabited place (preferred, C)  ............  founded by Umbrians, later developed by Etruscans and then by Romans
city (C)
regional capital (C)
provincial capital (C)
hill settlement (C)
manufacturing center (C)  ............  famous for its chocolate; also produces other foods, textiles, machines and pharmaceuticals
agricultural center (C)
university center (C)  ............  founded in 1308
cultural center (C)  ............  noted for museums, medieval and Renaissance architecture & painting; home of painter Perugino (died 1523) and the Umbrian school
archaeological site (C)  ............  has remains of Etruscan walls and city, as well as Roman ruins
capital (H)  ............  of Lombard duchy, from 592 CE

Sources and Contributors:
Augusta Perusia..........  [VP]
.............................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) II, 729-730
Pérouse..........  [VP]
.................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) II, 729-730
Perugia..........  [BHA, FDA, GRLPSC, VP Preferred]
.................  Annuario Generale (1980)
.................  Gallerie degli Uffizi database (1987-)
.................  National Archives and Record Administration database (1987-)
.................  National Gallery of Art database, Washington (1987-)
.................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
.................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
.................  TCI: Umbria (1978)
.................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
Perugian..........  [VP]
.................  OED2 on CD-ROM (1994)
Perusia..........  [FDA, GRLPSC, VP]
.................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) IX, 318
.................  GRI Photo Archive, Authority File (1998) 6345
.................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
Subject: .....  [BHA, FDA, GRLPSC, VP]
..................  Annuario Generale (1980)
..................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) II, 729-730
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) IX, 318
..................  Gallerie degli Uffizi database (1987-)
..................  GRI Photo Archive, Authority File (1998) 6345
..................  National Archives and Record Administration database (1987-)
..................  National Gallery of Art database, Washington (1987-)
..................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-) -124324
..................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
..................  OED2 on CD-ROM (1994)
..................  TCI: Umbria (1978)
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]
..........  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1985)

 

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