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ID: 7016212
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Record Type: administrative
Hierarchy of Bāniyās (inhabited place)  Bāniyās (inhabited place)

Coordinates:
Lat: 33 14 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 33.2333  decimal degrees
Long: 035 42 00 E  degrees minutes   Long: 35.7000  decimal degrees

Note: Located on a tributary of the Jordan river; originally a center of worship of the god Pan (hence the name Paneas), who was identified with Zeus & associated with the Nymphs; was a noted Roman center by 2nd cen. BC.

Names:
Bāniyās (preferred,C,V)
Banyas (C,V)
Neronias (H,V)  ............ renamed under Agippa II
Caesarea Philippi (H,V)  ............ named when refounded by Philip the Tetrarch, son of King Herod the Great
Paneas (H,V)  ............ name refers to god Pan
Cæsarea Philippi (H,V)
Caeasarea Philipp (H,V)
Caesarea Paneas Antilibani (H,V)

Hierarchical Position:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Asia (continent)  ....  Asia (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of Syria (nation)  ........  Syria (nation) (P)
Hierarchy of Al Qunayṭirah (governorate)  ............  Al Qunayṭirah (governorate) (P)
Hierarchy of Golan Heights (annex)  ................  Golan Heights (annex) (P)
Hierarchy of Bāniyās (inhabited place)  ....................  Bāniyās (inhabited place) (P)

Place Types:
inhabited place (preferred, C)  ............  established in ancient times
town (C)
archaeological site (C)

Sources and Contributors:
Bāniyās..........  [VP Preferred]
.................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) 21
Banyas..........  [GRLPSC]
.................  GRI Photo Archive, Authority File (1998)
Caeasarea Philipp..........  [VP]
................................  ARLIS/NA: Ancient Site Names (1995)
Caesarea Paneas Antilibani..........  [VP]
...............................................  ARLIS/NA: Ancient Site Names (1995)
Caesarea Philippi..........  [GRLPSC]
................................  Princeton Encyclopedia of Classical Sites (1979) 670
Cæsarea Philippi..........  [VP]
.............................  Rand McNally Atlas (1989) I-28
Neronias..........  [GRLPSC]
.................  Princeton Encyclopedia of Classical Sites (1979) 670
Paneas..........  [GRLPSC, VP]
.................  GRI Photo Archive, Authority File (1998) 3584
.................  Princeton Encyclopedia of Classical Sites (1979) 670
Subject: .....  [GRLPSC, VP]
..................  ARLIS/NA: Ancient Site Names (1995)
..................  GRI Photo Archive, Authority File (1998) 3584
..................  Princeton Encyclopedia of Classical Sites (1979) 670
..................  Rand McNally Atlas (1989) I-28
..................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) 21
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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