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ID: 7016998
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/tgn/7016998

 

Record Type: administrative
Hierarchy of Āthār Sabasţīyah (deserted settlement)  Āthār Sabasţīyah (deserted settlement)

Coordinates:
Lat: 32 16 37 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 32.2771  decimal degrees
Long: 035 11 45 E  degrees minutes   Long: 35.1968  decimal degrees

Note: Ruins of the holy city of Samaritans, located in the Samaria mountains and under the jurisdiction of the Israel National Park Authority. Was influenced by culture of Phoenicia; strengthened by Ahab, but idolatry & corruption led to overthrow by Shalmaneser V & Sargon II 724-721 BCE; destroyed by John Hyrcanus 107 BCE; rebuilt as Sebaste by Herod the Great of Judaea.

Names:
Āthār Sabasţīyah (preferred,C,V)
Athār Sabastiya (C,V)
Samaria-Sebaste (C,V)
Sabastiyah (C,V)
Samaria (C,V,S)
Sebaste (C,V)
Shomron (C,V,Hebrew (transliterated),U)
שומרון‎ (C,V,Hebrew ,U)
as-Samira (C,V,Arabic, Algerian,U)
السامرة‎ (C,V,Arabic,U)
Σαμάρεια (C,V,Ancient Greek,U)

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 Āthār Sabasţīyah (deserted settlement)  ............  Āthār Sabasţīyah (deserted settlement) (P)

Place Types:
deserted settlement (preferred, C)  ............  founded in 887 BCE by King Omri of Israel
archaeological site (C)  ............  excavations in early 20th cen. uncovered remains of palace of Omri & Ahab, as well as ruins from Roman period
ruins (C)
inhabited place (H)
capital (H)  ............  of Samaria district
episcopal see (H)  ............  within Roman procuratorial rule
Ancient Hebrew (H)

Related geographic places:
capital of ....  Kingdom of Israel .......... (former nation/state/empire)
..................  (World, Asia) [7594364]

Sources and Contributors:
السامرة‎..........  [VP]
.................  Archaeology Magazine [online] (2000-)
Σαμάρεια..........  [VP]
.................  Archaeology Magazine [online] (2000-)
שומרון‎..........  [VP]
.................  Archaeology Magazine [online] (2000-)
as-Samira..........  [VP]
....................  Archaeology Magazine [online] (2000-)
Āthār Sabasţīyah..........  [VP]
.............................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) 36SYA0689573266
Athār Sabastiya..........  [VP]
.............................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-)
Sabastiyah..........  [VP]
.......................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) II, 817
Samaria..........  [VP]
.................  Canby, Archaeological Sites of Israel, Egypt, and North Africa (1990)
.................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) II, 817
.................  Princeton Encyclopedia of Classical Sites (1979)
.................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
Samaria-Sebaste..........  [VP]
.............................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-)
Sebaste..........  [VP]
.................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 1060
Shomron..........  [VP]
.................  Archaeology Magazine [online] (2000-)
Subject: .....  [VP]
..................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) II, 817
..................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 1060
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]
..........  Canby, Archaeological Sites of Israel, Egypt, and North Africa (1990)

 

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