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ID: 7001349
 

Record Type: administrative
Hierarchy of Macedonia (former nation/state/empire)  Macedonia (former nation/state/empire)

Coordinates:
Lat: 40 42 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 40.7000  decimal degrees
Long: 022 21 00 E  degrees minutes   Long: 22.3500  decimal degrees

Note: An ancient state, the territory of which is now divided between Greece, Bulgaria, and the Vardar valley of former Yugoslavia (now Makedonija). Colonized by Greece 8th century BCE; ruled by Persia (5th century BCE), Rome (146 BCE) and Byzantium. It was the ancient kingdom of the Macedonians and later became the Roman province of Macedonia. Rome took this area during the Macedonian Wars; under Roman control Macedonia at first (168-146 BCE) formed four independent republics without common bonds. In 146 BCE it became a Roman province with the four sections as administrative units. It was divided into the provinces of Macedonia and Macedonia Secunda ca. 400 CE, within the diocese of Moesia. Invaded by Goths and Huns; held by Slavs 6th century CE; ruled by Serbia (14th century), Turks and Greece.

Names:
Macedonia (ancient) (preferred,C,O,English-P,U,N)
Macedon (C,V)
Ancient Macedonia (C,V,display,English,U)
Makedonija (C,V,Macedonian (transliterated)-P,U,N)
Makedonía (C,V)
Μακεδονία (C,V,Greek,U)
Macedonian (ancient) (C,V)

Hierarchical Position:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Europe (continent)  ....  Europe (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of Macedonia (former nation/state/empire)  ........  Macedonia (former nation/state/empire) (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 Macedonia (former nation/state/empire)  ........  Macedonia (former nation/state/empire) (P,H) from 168 BCE

Place Types:
former nation/state/empire (preferred, C)
kingdom (H)
Ancient Macedonian (H)
province (H)  ............  of the Roman Empire, 146 BCE
empire (H)

Related geographic places:
capital is ....  Aigai .......... (deserted settlement)
..................  (World, Asia, Turkey, Manisa) [7594748]
capital is ....  Pella .......... (deserted settlement)
..................  (World, Europe, Greece, Macedonia, Pélla regional division) [7011026]
coextensive with ....  Makedonía .......... (general region)
..............................  (World, Europe, Greece, Macedonia, Thessaloníki regional division) [7232590]

Sources and Contributors:
Μακεδονία..........  [VP]
....................  Archaeology Magazine [online] (2000-)
Ancient Macedonia..........  [VP]
................................  Roisman and Worthington, Companion to Ancient Macedonia (2011)
Macedon..........  [VP]
.................  Encyclopedia Britannica Online (2015-) accessed 18 July 2017
.................  Times Atlas of World History (1993) 349
Macedonia..........  [BHA, GRLPSC, VP Preferred]
....................  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
....................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 702
Macedonian..........  [VP]
.......................  Encyclopedia Britannica Online (2002-2014)
Makedonía..........  [VP]
....................  Archaeology Magazine [online] (2000-)
Makedonija..........  [VP]
.......................  Encyclopedia Britannica Online (1994-2002)
Subject: .....  [BHA, GRLPSC, VP]
..................  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
..................  Times Atlas of World History (1993) 349
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 702
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]
..........  Encyclopedia Britannica Online (2002-2014) accessed 1 July 2004
..........  Roisman and Worthington, Companion to Ancient Macedonia (2011)

 

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