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ID: 7006809
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/tgn/7006809

 

Record Type: administrative
Hierarchy of Leiden (inhabited place)  Leiden (inhabited place)

Coordinates:
Lat: 52 09 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 52.1500  decimal degrees
Long: 004 30 00 E  degrees minutes   Long: 4.5000  decimal degrees

Note: Located at confluence of Oude Rijn & Nieuwe Rijn Rivers. Was a holding of the Utrecht diocese in the10th century and the city grew around the12th century castle. Ruled by the count of Holland until 1420. The Elzevir family established a printing press here and it became a printing center in the 16th century. Site of the oldest university in Holland founded in 1575. The Pilgrims lived her for 11 years before sailing to America in 1620.

Names:
Leiden (preferred,C,V,Dutch,U)
Leyden (C,O,English-P,U,N)
Leyden (Dutch,U)
Leida (C,O)
Leyde (C,O)
Leythen (H,V)  ............ 10th century
Lugdunum Batavorum (H,V)  ............ invented by Janus Dousa in poems published in 1575

Hierarchical Position:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Europe (continent)  ....  Europe (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of Nederland (nation)  ........  Nederland (nation) (P)
Hierarchy of Zuid-Holland (province)  ............  Zuid-Holland (province) (P)
Hierarchy of Leiden (inhabited place)  ................  Leiden (inhabited place) (P)

Place Types:
inhabited place (preferred, C)  ............  first mentioned in documents in 922, charter confirmed & extended in 1266
city (C)
commercial center (C)
agricultural center (C)
manufacturing center (C)  ............  famous for metalworking
publishing center (C)
textile center (C)

Sources and Contributors:
Leida..........  [VP]
..............  Cassell's Italian Dictionary (1983) 290
Leiden..........  [BHA, GRLPSC, VP Preferred]
.................  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
.................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
.................  Times Atlas of the World (1992) 111
.................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
Leyde..........  [VP]
..............  Cassell's French Dictionary (1981) 293
Leyden..........  [BHA, GRLPSC, VP]
.................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) VII, 252-253
.................  GRI Photo Study, Authority File (1989)
.................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
.................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
Leythen..........  [VP]
.................  Phaidon Art Guide: Holland (1987) 153
Lugdunum Batavorum..........  [GRLPSC, VP]
...................................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) VII, 252-253
...................................  GRI Photo Archive, Authority File (1998) 12581
Subject: .....  [BHA, GRLPSC, VP]
..................  Cassell's French Dictionary (1981) 293
..................  Cassell's Italian Dictionary (1983) 290
..................  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) VII, 252-253
..................  GRI Photo Archive, Authority File (1998) 12581
..................  GRI Photo Study, Authority File (1989)
..................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-) -2148516
..................  Phaidon Art Guide: Holland (1987) 153
..................  Times Atlas of the World (1992) 111
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]
..........  Canby, Historic Places (1984) 1:512
..........  Phaidon Art Guide: Holland (1987) 153

 

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