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ID: 7002294
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/tgn/7002294

 

Record Type: administrative
Hierarchy of Asia Minor (general region)  Asia Minor (general region)

Coordinates:
Lat: 39 00 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 39.0000  decimal degrees
Long: 035 00 00 E  degrees minutes   Long: 35.0000  decimal degrees

Note: Region and peninsula in the extreme western part of the continent of Asia, roughly coextensive with 3/5 of modern Turkey. It was for centuries a crossroads for eastern and western cultures. It was ruled by Hittites, Greeks, Persians, Macedonians, Romans, Byzantines and Turks.

Names:
Asia Minor (preferred,C,O,English-P,U,B)
Asia Menor (C,O)
Kleinasien (C,O)
Asie Mineure (C,O)
Anatolian (C,O)
Anatolē (C,V)
Anatolian Plateau (C,V,English,U)
Anadol (H,O)
Anadoli (H,O)
Anadolu (H,V,Turkish,U)
Anatolia (H,V)
Anatolie (H,O)
Anatolien (H,O)

Hierarchical Position:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Asia (continent)  ....  Asia (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of Turkey (nation)  ........  Turkey (nation) (P)
Hierarchy of Asia Minor (general region)  ............  Asia Minor (general region) (P)

Place Types:
general region (preferred, C)  ............  ruled beginning ca. 1800 BC by the Hittite empire

Sources and Contributors:
Anadol..........  [VP]
.................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
.................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
Anadoli..........  [VP]
.................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
.................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
Anadolu..........  [VP]
.................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
.................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
.................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984) 47
AnatolÄ“..........  [VP]
.................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
Anatolia..........  [BHA, GRLPSC, VP]
.................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) I, 374
.................  GRI Photo Study, Authority File (1989)
.................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
.................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
.................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
.................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 47
Anatolian..........  [VP]
....................  Oxford English Dictionary [online] (2002-) accessed 18 January 2008
Anatolian Plateau..........  [VP]
................................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
Anatolie..........  [BHA, VP]
.................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
.................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
Anatolien..........  [VP]
....................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
....................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
Asia Menor..........  [VP]
.......................  Rand McNally Atlas (1994) I-10
Asia Minor..........  [BHA, FDA, GRLPSC, VP Preferred]
.......................  Cambridge Encyclopedia (1990)
.......................  Canadian Centre for Architecture database (1987-)
.......................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) 1:53
.......................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
Asie Mineure..........  [VP]
.......................  Rand McNally Atlas (1994) I-10
Kleinasien..........  [VP]
.......................  Cassell's German Dictionary (1982) 350
Subject: .....  [BHA, FDA, GRLPSC, VP]
..................  Cambridge Encyclopedia (1990)
..................  Canadian Centre for Architecture database (1987-)
..................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) I, 53; 1:53
..................  Cassell's German Dictionary (1982) 350
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) I, 374
..................  GRI Photo Study, Authority File (1989)
..................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-) -735281
..................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
..................  Oxford English Dictionary [online] (2002-) accessed 18 January 2008
..................  Rand McNally Atlas (1994) I-10
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984) 47
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 47
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]
..........  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1985)

 

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