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ID: 7024079
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/tgn/7024079

 

Record Type: administrative
Hierarchy of Persia (historical region)  Persia (historical region)

Coordinates:
Lat: 32 00 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 32.0000  decimal degrees
Long: 056 00 00 E  degrees minutes   Long: 56.0000  decimal degrees

Note: Includes area of Persian culture roughly corresponding to modern Iran; name derived from a region of southern Iran known as Parsa inhabited by Indo-European people around 1000 BCE also known as Parsa; flourished during rule of Persian Achaemenid dynasty from 559 to 330 BCE, ended with conquest by Alexander the Great.

Names:
Persia (preferred,C,V)
Persien (C,O)
Perse (C,O)
Perzië (C,O)
Pérsia (C,O)

Hierarchical Position:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Asia (continent)  ....  Asia (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of Persia (historical region)  ........  Persia (historical region) (P,H)

Place Types:
historical region (preferred, C)

Related geographic places:
predecessor of ....  Īrān .......... (nation)
..........................  (World, Asia) [7000231]

Sources and Contributors:
Perse..........  [VP]
..............  Cassell's French Dictionary (1981) 377
Persia..........  [VP Preferred]
.................  Encyclopedia Britannica Online (1994-2002) accessed 02/01/99
Pérsia..........  [VP]
.................  Novo Dicionário Aurélio (1975) 1075
Persien..........  [VP]
.................  Cassell's German Dictionary (1982) 1271
Perzië..........  [VP]
.................  Engels Woordenboek (1987) 513
Subject: .....  [VP]
..................  Cassell's French Dictionary (1981) 377
..................  Cassell's German Dictionary (1982) 1271
..................  Encyclopedia Britannica Online (1994-2002) accessed 1 February 1999; accessed 02/01/99
..................  Engels Woordenboek (1987) 513
..................  Novo Dicionário Aurélio (1975) 1075
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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