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ID: 7001402
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/tgn/7001402

 

Record Type: administrative
Hierarchy of Al-Bīrah (inhabited place)  Al-Bīrah (inhabited place)

Coordinates:
Lat: 31 54 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 31.9000  decimal degrees
Long: 035 13 00 E  degrees minutes   Long: 35.2167  decimal degrees

Note: Hilltop town 9 miles N of Jerusalem; site of battle in 161 BC.

Names:
Al-Bīrah (preferred,C,V)
Al Bīrah (C,V)
Bīrah (C,V)
Bīra (C,V)
Bire (C,V)
Bireh (C,V)
Beeroth (H,O)  ............ Biblical
Beroea (H,O)  ............ ancient

Hierarchical Position:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Asia (continent)  ....  Asia (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of Aḍ Ḍaffah al Gharbīyah (occupied territory)  ........  Aḍ Ḍaffah al Gharbīyah (occupied territory) (P)
Hierarchy of Al-Bīrah (inhabited place)  ............  Al-Bīrah (inhabited place) (P)

Place Types:
inhabited place (preferred, C)
town (C)
battlefield (H)  ............  161 BC

Sources and Contributors:
Al-Bīrah..........  [VP Preferred]
.................  Rand McNally Atlas (Reprinted 1994) I-4
Al Bīrah..........  [VP]
.................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
Beeroth..........  [VP]
.................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984) 148
Beroea..........  [VP]
.................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984) 148
Bīra..........  [BHA]
...........  Baedekers: Israel (1983)
...........  Carta's Official Guide to Israel (1983)
Bīrah..........  [VP]
..............  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984) 148
Bire..........  [VP]
...........  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984) 148
Bireh..........  [VP]
..............  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984) 148
Subject: .....  [BHA, VP]
..................  Baedekers: Israel (1983)
..................  Carta's Official Guide to Israel (1983)
..................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
..................  Rand McNally Atlas (Reprinted 1994) I-4
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984) 148
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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