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ID: 8711714
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/tgn/8711714

 

Record Type: administrative
Hierarchy of Persian Royal Road (road)  Persian Royal Road (road)

Coordinates:
Lat: 32 11 26 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 32.1900  decimal degrees
Long: 048 15 28 E  degrees minutes   Long: 48.2570  decimal degrees

Note: Ancient trade route that ran from the capital of ancient Persia (Susa) to the Aegean sea, spanning 1500 miles.

Names:
Persian Royal Road (preferred,C,V)
Royal Road (C,V)

Hierarchical Position:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Asia (continent)  ....  Asia (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of Persian Royal Road (road)  ........  Persian Royal Road (road) (P)

Place Types:
road (preferred, H)
route (H)

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Sources and Contributors:
Persian Royal Road..........  [VP Preferred]
...................................  Encyclopedia Britannica Online (2015-) accessed 5 June 2017
Royal Road..........  [VP]
.......................  Encyclopedia Britannica Online (2015-) accessed 5 June 2017
Subject: .....  [VP]
..................  Encyclopedia Britannica Online (2015-) accessed 5 June 2017
..................  Iran Chamber [online] (2001) accessed 5 June 2017
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]
..........  Encyclopedia Britannica Online (2015-) accessed 5 June 2017

 

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