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ID: 7016608
 

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

Coordinates:
Lat: 40 10 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 40.1667  decimal degrees
Long: 030 15 00 E  degrees minutes   Long: 30.2500  decimal degrees

Note: Ancient region of western Asia Minor, bordering the Black Sea; dominated by Persia after the 6th century BCE; ruled by Hellenistic kingship 2nd century BCE; reached apex of its power under Eumenes II (197-160 BCE); became a Roman province in 74 BCE; was split under Byzantines.

Names:
Bithynia (preferred,C,V)
Bithynia et Pontus (H,V)  ............ 98-117 CE
Bithynia and Pontus (H,O)
Bithynian (C,V)

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

Place Types:
general region (preferred, C)  ............  settled by Thracian tribes during the late 2nd millenium BCE
former nation/state/empire (C)
province (H)

Sources and Contributors:
Bithynia..........  [VP Preferred]
.................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) I, 106
.................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) 29
Bithynia and Pontus..........  [VP]
...................................  Times Atlas of World History (1993) 338
Bithynia et Pontus..........  [VP]
...................................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984) 149
Bithynian..........  [VP]
....................  Encyclopedia Britannica Online (2002-2014)
Subject: .....  [VP]
..................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) I, 106
..................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) 29
..................  Times Atlas of World History (1993) 338
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984) 149
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]
..........  Encyclopedia Britannica Online (2002-2014)

 

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