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ID: 7004538
 

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

Note: Mountainous area in western Asia in modern Iran, Turkey and Armenia (formerly USSR); home to Vannic peoples by 2nd millenium BCE; later was ruled successively by Assyrians, Medes, Armenians, Media, Persians, Alexander, Rome, Byzantium and Ottomans.

Names:
Armenia (preferred,C,O,English-P,U,N)
Hayasdan (C,V)
Hayq (C,V)
Arménie (C,O)
Armina (H,O)  ............ Old Persian
Minni (H,O)  ............ Biblical
Van (H,O)  ............ name of kingdom of ca. 1270-850 BC, coextensive with area
Urartu (H,O)  ............ Assyrian name for region
Greater Armenia (H,V)
Ուրարտու (C,V,Assyrian Neo-Aramaic,U)
māt Urarṭu (C,V)

Hierarchical Position:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Asia (continent)  ....  Asia (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of Armenia (historical region)  ........  Armenia (historical region) (P,H)

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 Armenia (historical region)  ........  Armenia (historical region) (P,H) Roman province 114-117 CE; also controlled by Rome intermittently before and after these dates

Place Types:
historical region (preferred, C)
nation (H)  ............  area has been united as a nation intermittently several times from the 2nd millenium BCE to the 20th century
province (H)  ............  of the Roman Empire, 114-117 CE

Related geographic places:
distinguished from ....  Urartu .......... (former nation/state/empire)
..................................  (World, Asia) [7593986]

Sources and Contributors:
Ուրարտու..........  [VP]
.................  Archaeology Magazine [online] (2000-)
Armenia..........  [BHA, VP Preferred]
.................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
.................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 77
Arménie..........  [BHA]
.................  BHA, Authority file (1973-)
Armina..........  [VP]
.................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) I, 49
Greater Armenia..........  [VP]
.............................  Library of Congress Authorities online (2002-)
Hayasdan..........  [VP]
.................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) I, 49
Hayq..........  [VP]
...........  Canby, Historic Places (1984) I, 49
Minni..........  [VP]
..............  Canby, Historic Places (1984) I, 49
māt Urarṭu..........  [VP]
.......................  Archaeology Magazine [online] (2000-)
Urartu..........  [VP]
.................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 77
Van..........  [VP]
...........  Canby, Historic Places (1984) I, 49
Subject: .....  [BHA, VP]
..................  BHA, Authority file (1973-)
..................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) I, 49
..................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 77
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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