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ID: 1079076
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/tgn/1079076

 

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

Coordinates:
Lat: 28 50 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 28.8333  decimal degrees
Long: 052 33 00 E  degrees minutes   Long: 52.5500  decimal degrees

Note: Originally founded and planned by Ardashir I, the first Sassanid emperor, the walls of the ancient city of Fīrūzabād form a complete circle, with streets that run outward into the countryside. The modern city of Fīrūzabād, a few miles from the ancient site, is known for its surviving ancient architecture (3rd century CE), which includes several castles, the most well-known bening Qala-i Dukhtar, Ardashir's fortress. The city is also known for being the home of Arabic lexicographer Firuzabadi (1329-1415).

Names:
Fīrūzābād (preferred,C,V)
Firuzabad (C,V)
Firūzābād (C,V)
Firooz Abad (C,V)
Gur (H,V)  ............ ancient name
Jur (H,V)
Ardashir-Khurrah (C,V)  ............ ancient name

Hierarchical Position:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Asia (continent)  ....  Asia (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of Īrān (nation)  ........  Īrān (nation) (P)
Hierarchy of Fārs (province)  ............  Fārs (province) (P)
Hierarchy of Fīrūzābād (inhabited place)  ................  Fīrūzābād (inhabited place) (P)

Place Types:
inhabited place (preferred, C)  ............  by tradition, founded in 3rd century CE
town (C)
royal residence (H)

Sources and Contributors:
Ardashir-Khurrah..........  [VP]
.............................  Grove Dictionary of Art online (1999-2002) accessed 1 July 2003
Firooz Abad..........  [VP]
.......................  Iran Caravan [online] (2002) accessed 2 October 2003
Fīrūzābād..........  [VP Preferred]
....................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
Firuzabad..........  [VP]
....................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) I, 294
....................  Grove Dictionary of Art online (1999-2002) accessed 1 July 2003
Firūzābād..........  [VP]
....................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) 65
Gur..........  [VP]
...........  Canby, Historic Places (1984) I, 294
Jur..........  [VP]
...........  Canby, Historic Places (1984) I, 294
Subject: .....  [VP]
..................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) I, 294
..................  Grove Dictionary of Art online (1999-2002) accessed 1 July 2003
..................  Iran Caravan [online] (2002) accessed 2 October 2003
..................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
..................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) 65
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]
..........  Grove Dictionary of Art online (1999-2002) accessed 1 July 2003

 

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