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ID: 7017048
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/tgn/7017048

 

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

Coordinates:
Lat: 47 30 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 47.5000  decimal degrees
Long: 010 00 00 E  degrees minutes   Long: 10.0000  decimal degrees

Note: Area comprising modern Baden-W├╝rtemmberg, Hesse and western Bavaria; originally settled by Suevi and Alemanni; taken by Franks in 5th century CE; powerful medieval duchy from 10th century; ruled by Hohenstaufen kings and emperors; bound in league of cities, 14-16th centuries.

Names:
Schwaben (preferred,C,V)  ............ name derives from the name of the original inhabitants, the Suevi
Swabia (C,O,English-P,U,N)
Souabe (C,V,French-P,U,N)
Swabian (C,V,English,U,A)
Alamannia (H,V)

Hierarchical Position:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Europe (continent)  ....  Europe (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of Germany (nation)  ........  Germany (nation) (P)
Hierarchy of Swabia (historical region)  ............  Swabia (historical region) (P,H)

Place Types:
historical region (preferred, C)
duchy (H)  ............  founded in 10th century
general region (C)

Sources and Contributors:
Alamannia..........  [VP]
....................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) II, 901
Schwaben..........  [BHA, VP Preferred]
.................  Brockhaus, Deutsche Kunst (1916)
.................  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
.................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1985)
.................  Times Atlas of the World (1992) 178
.................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 1170
Souabe..........  [VP]
.................  Benezit, Dictionnaire des Peintres (1976)
Swabia..........  [BHA, GRLPSC, VP]
.................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
.................  Times Atlas of the World (1992) 356
.................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
.................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 1170
Swabian..........  [VP]
.................  Oxford English Dictionary [online] (2002-)
Subject: .....  [BHA, GRLPSC, VP]
..................  Benezit, Dictionnaire des Peintres (1976)
..................  Brockhaus, Deutsche Kunst (1916)
..................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) II, 901
..................  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1985)
..................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-) -1872549
..................  Times Atlas of the World (1992) 178; 356
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 1170
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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