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ID: 7011060
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/tgn/7011060

 

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

Coordinates:
Lat: 49 15 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 49.2500  decimal degrees
Long: 004 02 00 E  degrees minutes   Long: 4.0333  decimal degrees

Note: Important city of Roman Gaul; sacked by Vandals in 406; site of baptism of Clovis and his officers in 496; scene of major European fairs in the 12th century; site of Reims cathedral, traditional coronation place of kings until 1830; severely damaged in World Wars I and II.

Names:
Reims (preferred,C,V)
Rheims (C,V,English-P,U,N)
Durocortorum (H,V,Latin,U,N)  ............ ancient
Durocortorum Remorum (H,V,Latin,U,N)  ............ ancient Roman
Remi (H,V)

Hierarchical Position:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Europe (continent)  ....  Europe (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of France (nation)  ........  France (nation) (P)
Hierarchy of Grand Est (region (administrative division))  ............  Grand Est (region (administrative division)) (P)
Hierarchy of Rheims (inhabited place)  ................  Rheims (inhabited place) (P)

Additional Parents:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Europe (continent)  ....  Europe (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of France (nation)  ........  France (nation) (P)
Hierarchy of Grand Est (region (administrative division))  ............  Grand Est (region (administrative division)) (P)
Hierarchy of Champagne-Ardenne (historical region)  ................  Champagne-Ardenne (historical region) (P,H)
Hierarchy of Rheims (inhabited place)  ....................  Rheims (inhabited place) (P)

Place Types:
inhabited place (preferred, C)  ............  settled since ancient Roman times
city (C)
port (C)
industrial center (C)
commercial center (C)
transportation center (C)
archiepiscopal see (H)  ............  since 3rd cen.
capital (H)  ............  of Remi, during ancient times

Related geographic places:
capital of ....  Belgica Secunda .......... (province)
..................  (World, Europe, Gaul, Gallia Belgica) [7030322]
..................  from ca. 300 CE
capital of ....  Gallia Belgica .......... (province)
..................  (World, Europe, Gaul) [6000727]

Sources and Contributors:
Durocortorum..........  [GRLPSC, VP]
.......................  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
.......................  GRI Photo Archive, Authority File (1998) 8423
Durocortorum Remorum..........  [VP]
...................................  Encyclopedia Britannica Online (2002-2014) accessed 28 July 2004
Reims..........  [BHA, GRLPSC, VP Preferred]
..............  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
..............  Michel: Dictionnaire des Communes (1984)
..............  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
..............  Times Atlas of the World (1994) 163
..............  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 1009
Remi..........  [VP]
...........  Times Atlas of World History (1993) 354
Rheims..........  [BHA, GRLPSC, VP]
.................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) II, 776
.................  GRI Photo Study, Authority File (1989)
.................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
Subject: .....  [BHA, GRLPSC, VP]
..................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) II, 776
..................  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
..................  Encyclopedia Britannica Online (2002-2014) accessed 28 July 2004
..................  GRI Photo Archive, Authority File (1998) 8423
..................  GRI Photo Study, Authority File (1989)
..................  Michel: Dictionnaire des Communes (1984)
..................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-) -1461340
..................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) 163
..................  Times Atlas of World History (1993) 354
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 1009
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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