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ID: 7002670
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/tgn/7002670

 

Record Type: physical
Hierarchy of Chios (island)  Chios (island)

Coordinates:
Lat: 38 24 21 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 38.4058  decimal degrees
Long: 026 01 28 E  degrees minutes   Long: 26.0244  decimal degrees

Note: Located off west coast of Turkey; probably first inhabited by Pelasgi, Lydians and Carians, then by immigrants from Euboia; was reputedly the home of Homer; in modern times, noted for massacre of Christians by Turks in Greek war of independence in 19th century.

Names:
Chíos, Nísos (preferred,C,V,Greek (transliterated),U)
Khíos (C,V,Greek (transliterated),U)
Chios (C,O,English-P,U,N)
Khios (C,V)
Scio (C,O,Greek (transliterated),U)
Khíos island (C,O,display)
Chíos, Nisí (NA,V,Greek (transliterated),U)
Chío (NA,V,Greek (transliterated),U)
Chíos (NA,V,Greek (transliterated),U)
Hios, Nisos (NA,V,Greek (transliterated),U)
Khíos, Nísos (NA,V,Greek (transliterated),U)
Nisí Chíos (NA,V,Greek (transliterated),U)
Nísos Chíos (NA,V,Greek (transliterated),U)
Nisos Hios (NA,V,Greek (transliterated),U)
Nísos Khíos (NA,V,Greek (transliterated),U)
Pityousa (NA,V,Greek (transliterated),U)
Sakís Adasi (NA,V,Greek (transliterated),U)
Sakız (NA,V,Turkish (transliterated),U)
Sakız Adası (NA,V,Greek (transliterated),U)
Xíos (NA,V,Greek (transliterated),U)
Νησί Χίος (NA,V,Greek,U)
Χίος, Νησί (NA,V,Greek,U)
Χίος (NA,V,Greek,U)
Νήσος Χίος (NA,V,Greek,U)
Χίος, Νήσος (NA,V,Greek,U)
Pityoussa (H,V)  ............ ancient name, referred to the island's abundant pine trees

Hierarchical Position:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Europe (continent)  ....  Europe (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of Greece (nation)  ........  Greece (nation) (P)
Hierarchy of Aegean Islands (region (administrative division))  ............  Aegean Islands (region (administrative division)) (P)
Hierarchy of Khíos (regional division)  ................  Khíos (regional division) (P)
Hierarchy of Chios (island)  ....................  Chios (island) (P)

Additional Parents:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Europe (continent)  ....  Europe (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of Greece (nation)  ........  Greece (nation) (P)
Hierarchy of Aegean Islands (region (administrative division))  ............  Aegean Islands (region (administrative division)) (P)
Hierarchy of Southern Sporades (island group)  ................  Southern Sporades (island group) (P)
Hierarchy of Chios (island)  ....................  Chios (island) (P)

Place Types:
island (preferred, C)

Sources and Contributors:
Νησί Χίος..........  [VP]
....................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
Χίος, Νησί..........  [VP]
.......................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
Χίος..........  [VP]
...........  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
Νήσος Χίος..........  [VP]
.......................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
Χίος, Νήσος..........  [VP]
.......................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
Chío..........  [VP]
...........  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
Chios..........  [BHA, GRLPSC, VP]
..............  Canby, Historic Places (1984) I, 185
..............  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
..............  Times Atlas of the World (1994) I-45
Chíos..........  [VP]
..............  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
Chíos, Nisí..........  [VP]
.......................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
Chíos, Nísos..........  [VP Preferred]
.......................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
.......................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
Hios, Nisos..........  [VP]
.......................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
Khíos..........  [BHA, VP]
..............  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
..............  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
..............  Times Atlas of the World (1994) plate 82
..............  USBGN: Foreign Gazetteers
..............  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
Khios..........  [GRLPSC]
..............  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
Khíos island..........  [VP]
.......................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
Khíos, Nísos..........  [VP]
.......................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
Nisí Chíos..........  [VP]
.......................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
Nísos Chíos..........  [VP]
.......................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
Nisos Hios..........  [VP]
.......................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
Nísos Khíos..........  [VP]
.......................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
Pityousa..........  [VP]
.................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
Pityoussa..........  [GRLPSC, VP]
....................  Princeton Encyclopedia of Classical Sites (1979) 715-716
Sakís Adasi..........  [VP]
.......................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
Sakız..........  [VP]
..............  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
Sakız Adası..........  [VP]
.......................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
Scio..........  [VP]
...........  Canby, Historic Places (1984) I, 185
...........  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
Xíos..........  [VP]
...........  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
Subject: .....  [BHA, GRLPSC, VP]
..................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) I, 185
..................  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
..................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
..................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-) -820331
..................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
..................  Princeton Encyclopedia of Classical Sites (1979) 715-716
..................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) I-45; plate 82
..................  USBGN: Foreign Gazetteers
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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