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ID: 1012700
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/tgn/1012700

 

Record Type: administrative
Hierarchy of Arabian Peninsula (general region)  Arabian Peninsula (general region)

Coordinates:
Lat: 25 00 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 25.0000  decimal degrees
Long: 045 00 00 E  degrees minutes   Long: 45.0000  decimal degrees

Note: Home to Minaean and Sabaean kingdoms 1000 BCE; held by Assyrians, Hebrews, Romans, and Persians; home to Semitic tribes until Mohammed initiated consolidation 7th century; ruled by Mamelukes and Ottomans; resistance to Turks 18-19th centuries; modern states born 1930s.

Names:
Arabian Peninsula (preferred,C,O)
Shibh al Jazīrah al ‘Arabīyah (C,V)
Arabique, Péninsule (C,O)
Arabia (C,O)
Arabistan (C,O)
Arabian (C,O)
شبه الجزيرة العربية (C,V)

Hierarchical Position:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Asia (continent)  ....  Asia (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of Arabian Peninsula (general region)  ........  Arabian Peninsula (general region) (P)

Place Types:
general region (preferred, C)
peninsula (C)

Sources and Contributors:
شبه الجزيرة العربية..........  [VP]
...................................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 23 June 2015
Arabia..........  [VP]
.................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984) 63-64
Arabian..........  [VP]
.................  Oxford English Dictionary [online] (2002-) accessed 18 January 2008
Arabian Peninsula..........  [VP Preferred]
................................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 23 June 2015
................................  Rand McNally Atlas (1994) I-8
Arabique, Péninsule..........  [VP]
...................................  Rand McNally Atlas (1986) I-39
Arabistan..........  [VP]
....................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984) 63-64
Shibh al Jazīrah al ‘Arabīyah..........  [VP]
..................................................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 23 June 2015
Subject: .....  [VP]
..................  Oxford English Dictionary [online] (2002-) accessed 18 January 2008
..................  Rand McNally Atlas (1986) I-39
..................  Rand McNally Atlas (1994) I-8
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984) 63-64
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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