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ID: 7001407
 

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

Coordinates:
Lat: 31 31 48 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 31.5300  decimal degrees
Long: 035 05 24 E  degrees minutes   Long: 35.0900  decimal degrees

Note: The southernmost of the three traditional divisions of ancient Palestine; the name is also used to describe approximately the same area in modern Israel. It is bounded to the north by Samaria and Joppa, to the east by the Jordan River and the Red Sea, to the south by Sinai and Egypt, and to the west by the Mediterranean. It was a division of Palestine under Persian, Greek, and Roman rule, succeeding the kingdom of Judah; in late Roman times it included Idumaea.

Names:
Judaea (preferred,C,V,English-P,U,N)  ............ Greco-Roman name for southern Palestine
Judaea (Latin-P,U,N)
Judea (C,V)
Judah (C,V,English,U,N)
Yehuda (C,V,Hebrew (transliterated),U,N)
Yehudah (C,V,Hebrew (transliterated),U,N)
Giudea (C,O,Italian-P,U,N)
Judée (C,O,French-P,U,N)
Iudaea (C,V)
Palestina (H,V)
Palaestina (H,V)
Syria Palaestina (H,V)  ............ Roman province of Judaea was renamed ca. 132 CE by Hadrian

Hierarchical Position:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Asia (continent)  ....  Asia (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of Israel (nation)  ........  Israel (nation) (P)
Hierarchy of Judaea (historical region)  ............  Judaea (historical 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 Judaea (historical region)  ........  Judaea (historical region)
 
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Asia (continent)  ....  Asia (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of Palestine (historical region)  ........  Palestine (historical region) (P,H)
Hierarchy of Judaea (historical region)  ............  Judaea (historical region) (P,H)

Place Types:
historical region (preferred, C)
general region (C)
province (H)  ............  of the Roman Empire, after Pompey's conquests in 1st century BCE

Related geographic places:
capital is ....  Qesari, H̲orbat .......... (deserted settlement)
..................  (World, Asia, Israel, Haifa) [7001363]
..................  capital of the Roman province from 6 CE
meaning/usage overlaps with ....  Holy Land .......... (historical region)
..................................................  (World, Asia) [7033029]
near/adjacent to ....  Kingdom of Israel .......... (former nation/state/empire)
..............................  (World, Asia) [7594364]

Sources and Contributors:
Giudea..........  [VP]
.................  Cassell's Italian Dictionary (1983) 227
Iudaea..........  [VP]
.................  AATA database (1995-)
Judaea..........  [BHA, VP Preferred]
.................  Baedekers: Israel (1983)
.................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) I, 448
.................  Carta's Official Guide to Israel (1983)
.................  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
.................  Encyclopedia Britannica Online (2002-2014) accessed 6 July 2004
.................  Times Atlas of the World (1985)
.................  USBGN: Foreign Gazetteers
.................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984) 577
Judah..........  [VP]
..............  Encyclopedia Britannica Online (2002-2014) accessed 6 July 2004
Judea..........  [BHA, VP]
..............  Encyclopedia Britannica Online (2002-2014) accessed 6 July 2004
..............  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984) 577
Judée..........  [VP]
..............  Cassell's French Dictionary (1981) 277
Palaestina..........  [VP]
.......................  Encyclopedia Britannica Online (2002-2014) accessed 6 July 2004
Palestina..........  [VP]
....................  AATA database (1995-)
Syria Palaestina..........  [VP]
.............................  Encyclopedia Britannica Online (2002-2014) accessed 6 July 2004
Yehuda..........  [BHA]
.................  BHA, Authority file (1973-)
Yehudah..........  [VP]
.................  Encyclopedia Britannica Online (2002-2014) accessed 6 July 2004
Subject: .....  [BHA, VP]
..................  Baedekers: Israel (1983)
..................  BHA, Authority file (1973-)
..................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) I, 448
..................  Carta's Official Guide to Israel (1983)
..................  Cassell's French Dictionary (1981) 277
..................  Cassell's Italian Dictionary (1983) 227
..................  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
..................  Encyclopedia Britannica Online (2002-2014) accessed 6 July 2004
..................  Times Atlas of the World (1985)
..................  USBGN: Foreign Gazetteers
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984) 577
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]
..........  Encyclopedia Britannica Online (2002-2014) accessed 6 July 2004
..........  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988)

 

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