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ID: 1006894
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/tgn/1006894

 

Record Type: physical
Hierarchy of Cyprus (island)  Cyprus (island)

Coordinates:
Lat: 35 00 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 35.0000  decimal degrees
Long: 033 00 00 E  degrees minutes   Long: 33.0000  decimal degrees

Note: Colonized by Phoenicians and Greeks; Assyrian, Persian, Ptolemaic, Roman, and Byzantine Empires ruled; Saracens raided 7-10th centuries; Lusignan dynasty 12-15th centuries; ruled by Genoese, Venetians, Turks, and British; Greek/Turkish strife led to split of nation 1975.

Names:
Cyprus (preferred,C,O,English-P,U,N)
Kípros (C,V)
Kibris (C,V)
Kypros (C,V)
Alashiya (H,V)

Hierarchical Position:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Asia (continent)  ....  Asia (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of Cyprus (island)  ........  Cyprus (island) (P)

Additional Parents:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Middle East (general region)  ....  Middle East (general region) (P)
Hierarchy of Cyprus (island)  ........  Cyprus (island) (P)

Place Types:
island (preferred, C)
nation (H)
controlled region (H)  ............  British, 1878-1960
colony (H)  ............  British, 1925-1960

Related geographic places:
distinguished from ....  Cyprus .......... (nation)
..................................  (World, Asia) [1000112]
possibly identified as ....  Alashiya .......... (former nation/state/empire)
........................................  (World, Asia) [7030308]
........................................  it is possible that the name Alashiya, which occurs in Hittite and Egyptian records, refers to Cyprus

Sources and Contributors:
Alashiya..........  [VP]
.................  Times Atlas of World History (1993) 335
Cyprus..........  [VP Preferred]
.................  Times Atlas of the World (1985) plate 36
.................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) plate 83
Kibris..........  [VP]
.................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984) 308
Kípros..........  [VP]
.................  Rand McNally Atlas (1994) I-87
Kypros..........  [VP]
.................  Times Atlas of World History (1993) 347
Subject: .....  [VP]
..................  Rand McNally Atlas (1994) I-87
..................  Times Atlas of the World (1985) plate 36
..................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) plate 83
..................  Times Atlas of World History (1993) 335; 347
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984) 308
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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