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ID: 7001338
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/tgn/7001338

 

Record Type: administrative
Hierarchy of Ionian Islands (region (administrative division))  Ionian Islands (region (administrative division))

Coordinates:
Lat: 38 30 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 38.5000  decimal degrees
Long: 020 30 00 E  degrees minutes   Long: 20.5000  decimal degrees

Note: Region comprising a group of mountainous islands in the Ionian Sea off S coast of Peloponnesus; colonized by ancient Greeks, later occupied by Rome and then Byzantine Empire; ruled by Venice 1386-1797, by France from 1797; under Russian, then British protection in 19th century.

Names:
Iónioi Nísoi (preferred,C,V)
Ioníoi Nísoi (C,V)
Iónioi Nisoi (C,V)
Ionian Islands (C,O,English-P,U,N)
Ioniennes (C,O)
Îles Ioniennes (C,O)
Ionische Inseln (C,V)
Heptanesus (H,V)  ............ ancient
Eptanisos (H,V)

Hierarchical Position:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Europe (continent)  ....  Europe (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of Greece (nation)  ........  Greece (nation) (P)
Hierarchy of Ionian Islands (region (administrative division))  ............  Ionian Islands (region (administrative division)) (P)

Place Types:
region (administrative division) (preferred, C)  ............  in modern times, annexed to Greece in 1864
first level subdivision (C)
island group (C)

Sources and Contributors:
Eptanisos..........  [BHA]
....................  BHA, Authority file (1973-)
Heptanesus..........  [VP]
.......................  Times Atlas of World History (1993) 345
Îles Ioniennes..........  [VP]
.............................  Michelin: Grèce (1983) plate 1
Ionian Islands..........  [BHA, VP]
.............................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) 89
.............................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 463
Ioniennes..........  [BHA]
....................  BHA, Authority file (1973-)
Iónioi Nísoi..........  [VP Preferred]
.......................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
.......................  Times Atlas of the World (1990) plate 82
.......................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) 89
Ioníoi Nísoi..........  [BHA, VP]
.......................  Cambridge World Gazetteer (1990) 241
.......................  USBGN: Foreign Gazetteers
.......................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
Iónioi Nisoi..........  [VP]
.......................  Britannica Book of the Year (1990) 621
Ionische Inseln..........  [VP]
.............................  Rand McNally Atlas (1994) I-77
Subject: .....  [BHA, VP]
..................  BHA, Authority file (1973-)
..................  Britannica Book of the Year (1990) 621
..................  Cambridge World Gazetteer (1990) 241
..................  Michelin: Grèce (1983) plate 1
..................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
..................  Rand McNally Atlas (1994) I-77
..................  Times Atlas of the World (1990) plate 82
..................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) 89
..................  Times Atlas of World History (1993) 345
..................  USBGN: Foreign Gazetteers
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 463
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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