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ID: 7002615
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/tgn/7002615

 

Record Type: administrative
Hierarchy of Sardes (deserted settlement)  Sardes (deserted settlement)

Coordinates:
Lat: 38 29 19 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 38.4886  decimal degrees
Long: 028 02 25 E  degrees minutes   Long: 28.0404  decimal degrees

Note: Ancient city of Asia Minor, located in strategic position in Hermus valley; capital of ancient kingdom of Lydia, flourished into Roman and Byzantine times; taken by the Persians, then by Athenians in 6th-5th centuries BCE; one of Seven Churches of Asia Minor.

Names:
Sardes (preferred,C,V,Greek (transliterated),U)
Sardes ()
Sardis (C,V,English,U)
Sardis ()
Sart (H,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 Manisa (province)  ............  Manisa (province) (P)
Hierarchy of Sardes (deserted settlement)  ................  Sardes (deserted settlement) (P)

Place Types:
deserted settlement (preferred, C)  ............  was important Lydian city, destroyed by Tamerlane in 1402
archaeological site (C)  ............  discovered in 1958
inhabited place (H)
ancient site (C)

Related geographic places:
located on ....  Persian Royal Road .......... (road)
..................  (World, Asia) [8711714]
near/adjacent to ....  Maǧara Deresi .......... (ravine)
..............................  (World, Asia, Turkey, Manisa) [8712253]

Sources and Contributors:
Sardes..........  [GRLPSC, VP Preferred]
.................  GRI Photo Study, Authority File (1989)
.................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
Sardis..........  [BHA, GRLPSC, VP]
.................  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
.................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
.................  Princeton Encyclopedia of Classical Sites (1979)
.................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) 177
.................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
.................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 1081
Sart..........  [VP]
...........  ARLIS/NA: Ancient Site Names (1995)
Subject: .....  [BHA, GRLPSC, VP]
..................  ARLIS/NA: Ancient Site Names (1995)
..................  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
..................  GRI Photo Study, Authority File (1989)
..................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-) 12456353
..................  Princeton Encyclopedia of Classical Sites (1979)
..................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) 177
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 1081
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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