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

Coordinates:
Lat: 45 44 54 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 45.7485  decimal degrees
Long: 004 50 48 E  degrees minutes   Long: 4.8467  decimal degrees

Note: Residence of Roman emperors; sacked by Huns and Visigoths; taken by Saracens in the 8th century; incorporated into the Holy Roman Empire in 1032; united to the French crown in 1312; prospered in the 16th century but declined during the wars of religion; scene of revolts in the 19th century.

Names:
Lyon (preferred,C,V)
Lyons (C,V)
Lione (C,O)
Lyón (C,O)
Lugdunenses (H,O)  ............ ancient
Lugdunum (H,O)  ............ ancient
Lugdunum Galliae (H,O)  ............ ancient

Hierarchical Position:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Europe (continent)  ....  Europe (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of France (nation)  ........  France (nation) (P)
Hierarchy of Rhône-Alpes (region (administrative division))  ............  Rhône-Alpes (region (administrative division)) (P)
Hierarchy of Lyon (inhabited place)  ................  Lyon (inhabited place) (P)

Additional Parents:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Europe (continent)  ....  Europe (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of Gaul (historical region)  ........  Gaul (historical region) (P)
Hierarchy of Gallia Lugdunensis (province)  ............  Gallia Lugdunensis (province) (P,H)
Hierarchy of Lyon (inhabited place)  ................  Lyon (inhabited place) (P,H)

Place Types:
inhabited place (preferred, C)  ............  founded 43 BCE
city (C)
department capital (C)
port (C)
commercial center (C)
industrial center (C)
transportation center (C)
educational center (C)
cultural center (C)
episcopal see (C)  ............  since the 2nd century CE
capital (H)  ............  of Kingdom of Provence on dissolution of Charlemagne's empire
Gallo-Roman (H)
regional capital (C)

Related geographic places:
capital of ....  Gallia Lugdunensis .......... (province)
..................  (World, Europe, Gaul) [6003548]

Sources and Contributors:
Lione..........  [VP]
..............  Cassell's Italian Dictionary (1983) 294
Lugdunenses..........  [VP]
.......................  Mathisen, Geography of Roman Gaul [online] (1996) accessed 8 November 2004
Lugdunum..........  [FDA, GRLPSC, VP]
.................  GRI Photo Archive, Authority File (1998) 9510
.................  MacKendrick, Roman France (1971) 253
.................  Mathisen, Geography of Roman Gaul [online] (1996) accessed 8 November 2004
.................  Princeton Encyclopedia of Classical Sites (1979)
.................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
Lugdunum Galliae..........  [VP]
.............................  Atlas of Greek & Roman World (1981) 44
Lyon..........  [BHA, FDA, GRLPSC, VP Preferred]
...........  Canadian Centre for Architecture database (1987-)
...........  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
...........  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) 7:590-591
...........  Michel: Dictionnaire des Communes (1984)
...........  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
...........  Times Atlas of the World (1994) 117
...........  Van Marle, Pittura Italiana (1932)
...........  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
Lyón..........  [VP]
...........  Cassell's Spanish Dictionary (1990) 865
Lyons..........  [FDA, GRLPSC, VP]
..............  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
..............  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
..............  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
..............  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 700
Subject: .....  [BHA, FDA, GRLPSC, VP]
..................  Atlas of Greek & Roman World (1981) 44
..................  Canadian Centre for Architecture database (1987-)
..................  Cassell's Italian Dictionary (1983) 294
..................  Cassell's Spanish Dictionary (1990) 865
..................  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) VII, 590-591; 7:590-591
..................  GRI Photo Archive, Authority File (1998) 9510
..................  MacKendrick, Roman France (1971) 253
..................  Mathisen, Geography of Roman Gaul [online] (1996) accessed 8 November 2004
..................  Michel: Dictionnaire des Communes (1984)
..................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-) -1448468
..................  Princeton Encyclopedia of Classical Sites (1979)
..................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) 117
..................  Van Marle, Pittura Italiana (1932)
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 700
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]
..........  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1985)

 

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