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ID: 6003016
 

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

Coordinates:
Lat: 38 30 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 38.5000  decimal degrees
Long: 036 00 00 E  degrees minutes   Long: 36.0000  decimal degrees

Note: Ancient kingdom, province, and region of indefinite size north of the Taurus Mountains in what is now eastern central Turkey; held by Hittites; colonized by Assyria; satrapy of Persia in the 6th century BCE; independent kingdom 3rd century BCE; was an important ally and client of Rome; annexed as a Roman province in 17 CE; remained a bulwark of the Byzantine Empire until the 11th century.

Names:
Cappadocia (preferred,C,O)
Katpatuka (H,V)
Cappadocian (C,O)

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

Additional Parents:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Roman Empire (former nation/state/empire)  ....  Roman Empire (former nation/state/empire) (P,H)
Hierarchy of Cappadocia (general region)  ........  Cappadocia (general region)
 
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Byzantine Empire (former nation/state/empire)  ....  Byzantine Empire (former nation/state/empire) (P,H)
Hierarchy of Cappadocia (general region)  ........  Cappadocia (general region) (P,H) until the 11th century

Place Types:
general region (preferred, C)  ............  inhabited since ancient times
kingdom (H)
province (H)  ............  of Roman Empire from 17 CE

Sources and Contributors:
Cappadocia..........  [VP Preferred]
.......................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) I, 153
.......................  Encyclopedia Britannica Online (2002-2014) accessed 5 July 2004
.......................  Rand McNally Atlas (1994) I-30
.......................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) 39
Cappadocian..........  [VP]
.......................  Oxford English Dictionary [online] (2002-) accessed 18 January 2008
Katpatuka..........  [VP]
....................  Times Atlas of World History (1993) 347
Subject: .....  [VP]
..................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) I, 153
..................  Encyclopedia Britannica Online (2002-2014) accessed 5 July 2004
..................  Oxford English Dictionary [online] (2002-) accessed 18 January 2008
..................  Rand McNally Atlas (1994) I-30
..................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) 39
..................  Times Atlas of World History (1993) 347
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]
..........  Encyclopedia Britannica Online (2002-2014) accessed 5 July 2004

 

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