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ID: 6001692
 

Record Type: administrative
Hierarchy of Decapolis (general region)  Decapolis (general region)

Note: Ancient region of Palestine, from west of the Jordan River to east and northeast of the Sea of Galilee; the name, meaning Ten Cities, refers to the league of Greek cities (including Damascus) formed under Roman rule after Pompey's Palestinian campaign in 64-63 BCE.

Names:
Decapolis (preferred,C,V)

Hierarchical Position:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Asia (continent)  ....  Asia (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of Israel (nation)  ........  Israel (nation) (P)
Hierarchy of Decapolis (general region)  ............  Decapolis (general region) (P)

Additional Parents:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Asia (continent)  ....  Asia (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of Jordan (nation)  ........  Jordan (nation) (P)
Hierarchy of Decapolis (general region)  ............  Decapolis (general region)
 
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Roman Empire (former nation/state/empire)  ....  Roman Empire (former nation/state/empire) (P,H)
Hierarchy of Decapolis (general region)  ........  Decapolis (general region) (P,H) from 63 BCE

Place Types:
general region (preferred, H)
league (H)

Sources and Contributors:
Decapolis..........  [VP Preferred]
....................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) I, 231
Subject: .....  [VP]
..................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) I, 231
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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