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ID: 7000630
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/tgn/7000630

 

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

Coordinates:
Lat: 32 53 33 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 32.8920  decimal degrees
Long: 013 10 48 E  degrees minutes   Long: 13.1800  decimal degrees

Note: Founded by Phoenicians as trading station beside natural harbor; one of the three cities of Tripolis region; prospered under Romans; under Vandals 5th century; Arab administrative center 7th century; in Ottoman Empire 1551 and Karamanli 1711-1835; Barbary pirate base.

Names:
Ṭarābulus (preferred,C,V)
Tripoli (C,O,English-P,U,N)
Tarābulus (C,V)
Tarābulus al-Gharb (C,V)
Tarabulus al-Gharb (C,V)
Tarabulus al Gharb (C,V)
Ṭarābulus al Gharb (C,V)
Tarabulus el Gharb (C,V)
Trablus (C,O)
Tripolis (H,V)
Oea (H,V)  ............ ancient

Hierarchical Position:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Africa (continent)  ....  Africa (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of Libya (nation)  ........  Libya (nation) (P)
Hierarchy of Tripoli (national district)  ............  Tripoli (national district) (P)
Hierarchy of Tripoli (inhabited place)  ................  Tripoli (inhabited place) (P)

Additional Parents:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Roman Empire (former nation/state/empire)  ....  Roman Empire (former nation/state/empire) (P,H)
Hierarchy of Tripoli (province)  ........  Tripoli (province) (P,H) ca. 46-before 27 BCE
Hierarchy of Tripoli (inhabited place)  ............  Tripoli (inhabited place) (P,H)

Place Types:
inhabited place (preferred, C)  ............  founded 7th century BCE
city (C)
national capital (C)
provincial capital (C)
port (C)

Related geographic places:
capital of ....  Libya .......... (nation)
..................  (World, Africa) [1000172]

Sources and Contributors:
Oea..........  [GRLPSC, VP]
...........  GRI Photo Archive, Authority File (1998) 8497
...........  Times Atlas of World History (1993) 352
...........  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
Ṭarābulus..........  [VP Preferred]
....................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) 191
Tarābulus..........  [VP]
....................  Cambridge World Gazetteer (1990) 636
Tarabulus al-Gharb..........  [GRLPSC]
...................................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
Tarabulus al Gharb..........  [VP]
...................................  Times Atlas of World History (1993) 357
Tarābulus al-Gharb..........  [VP]
...................................  Cambridge World Gazetteer (1990) 636
Ṭarābulus al Gharb..........  [VP]
...................................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
Tarabulus el Gharb..........  [VP]
...................................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
Trablus..........  [GRLPSC, VP]
.................  GRI Photo Study, Authority File (1989)
.................  Princeton Encyclopedia of Classical Sites (1979) 639
Tripoli..........  [GRLPSC, VP]
.................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
.................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 1229
Tripolis..........  [VP]
.................  Rand McNally Atlas (1989) I-180
Subject: .....  [GRLPSC, VP]
..................  Cambridge World Gazetteer (1990) 636
..................  GRI Photo Archive, Authority File (1998) 8497
..................  GRI Photo Study, Authority File (1989)
..................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 26 July 2016
..................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
..................  Princeton Encyclopedia of Classical Sites (1979) 639
..................  Rand McNally Atlas (1989) I-180
..................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) 191
..................  Times Atlas of World History (1993) 352; 357
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 1229
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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