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ID: 7016786
 

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

Note: Former nation occupying what is today mainly in Germany and Poland; early Prussians were Baltic people; area was colonized by Teutonic Knights in 13th cen.; flourished as a strong military state 17th-19th cen.

Names:
Prussia (preferred,C,O,English-P,U,N)
Preussen (C,V,German-P,U,N)
Prusse (C,O,French-P,U,N)
Prussian (C,O,English,U,A)

Hierarchical Position:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Europe (continent)  ....  Europe (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of Prussia (former nation/state/empire)  ........  Prussia (former nation/state/empire) (P)

Place Types:
former nation/state/empire (preferred, C)
general region (C)
duchy (H)
nation (H)

Sources and Contributors:
Preussen..........  [VP]
.................  Times Atlas of World History (1993) 353
Prusse..........  [BHA, VP]
.................  BHA, Authority file (1973-)
Prussia..........  [BHA, VP Preferred]
.................  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
.................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1976)
.................  Petit Robert II, Noms (1989)
.................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
.................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 984-985
Prussian..........  [VP]
.................  Oxford English Dictionary [online] (2002-) accessed 17 January 2008
Subject: .....  [BHA, VP]
..................  BHA, Authority file (1973-)
..................  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1976)
..................  Oxford English Dictionary [online] (2002-) accessed 17 January 2008
..................  Petit Robert II, Noms (1989)
..................  Times Atlas of World History (1993) 353
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 984-985
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]
..........  Encyclopedia Britannica Online (2002-2014)

 

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