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ID: 7012056
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/tgn/7012056

 

Record Type: administrative
Hierarchy of Crete (region (administrative division))  Crete (region (administrative division))

Coordinates:
Lat: 35 10 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 35.1667  decimal degrees
Long: 025 00 00 E  degrees minutes   Long: 25.0000  decimal degrees

Note: Settled in Neolithic period; center of Minoan culture from 3rd millenium. BCE; traded with Egypt of 12th Dynasty; produced great palaces and Linear A pictographic script; declined after huge earthquake and explosion of Thera ca. 1500 BCE; then ruled by Greece.

Names:
Kríti (preferred,C,V,Greek-P)
Periféreia Krítis (C,U,O,Greek (transliterated)-P)
Crete (C,O,English-P,U,N)
Crète (C,O,French)
Kreta (C,V,Norwegian (Bokmål))
Kreta (Norwegian (Nynorsk))
Kreta (German)
Kreta (Swedish)
Kreta (Dutch)
Krete (C,V)
Kríti region (C,O,display)
Creta, Isla de (C,O)
Cretan (C,O)
GR60 (C,U,FIPS)
Region of Crete (C,U,English)
Περιφέρεια Κρήτης (C,U,Greek)
Κρήτη (C,U,Greek)
an Chréit (C,U,Irish Gaelic)
Kreeta (C,U,Finnish)
إقريطش (C,U,Arabic)
크리티 주 (C,U,Korean)
Candia (H,V)  ............ Venetian name for the island, & for the city of Iraklion
Creta (H,V,Spanish)  ............ Roman
Creta (Italian)
Creta (Romanian)

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

Additional Parents:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Roman Empire (former nation/state/empire)  ....  Roman Empire (former nation/state/empire) (P,H)
Hierarchy of Creta and Cyrenae (province)  ........  Creta and Cyrenae (province) (P,U)
Hierarchy of Crete (region (administrative division))  ............  Crete (region (administrative division)) (P)

Place Types:
region (administrative division) (preferred, C)
first level subdivision (C)
island (C)

Sources and Contributors:
Περιφέρεια Κρήτης..........  [VP]
................................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-) 11316076
Κρήτη..........  [VP]
..............  GeoNames online [n.d.] 6697802
..............  NGA/NIMA database (2003-) 11316076
إقريطش..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 6697802
크리티 주..........  [VP]
..............  GeoNames online [n.d.] 6697802
an Chréit..........  [VP]
....................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 6697802
Candia..........  [VP]
.................  Blue Guide: Crete (1993) 12
.................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) I, 210-211
Creta..........  [VP]
..............  GeoNames online [n.d.] 6697802
..............  Times Atlas of World History (1993) 341
Creta, Isla de..........  [VP]
.............................  Rand McNally Atlas (1989) I-73
Cretan..........  [VP]
.................  Oxford English Dictionary [online] (2002-) accessed 18 January 2008
Crete..........  [BHA, GRLPSC, VP]
..............  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
..............  GeoNames online [n.d.] 6697802
..............  NGA/NIMA database (2003-) 11316076
..............  Times Atlas of the World (1994) 50
..............  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 463
Crète..........  [BHA, VP]
..............  GeoNames online [n.d.] 6697802
..............  Michelin: Grèce (1983) plate 1
GR60..........  [VP]
...........  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
Kreeta..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 6697802
Kreta..........  [VP]
..............  GeoNames online [n.d.] 6697802
..............  Rand McNally Atlas (1994) I-91
Krete..........  [BHA, GRLPSC]
..............  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
Kríti..........  [BHA, VP Preferred]
..............  Britannica Book of the Year (1990) 621
..............  Cambridge Encyclopedia (1990)
..............  Cambridge World Gazetteer (1990) 241
..............  NGA/NIMA database (2003-) 11316076
..............  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
..............  Times Atlas of the World (1994) plate 82
..............  USBGN: Foreign Gazetteers
..............  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
Kríti region..........  [VP]
.......................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
Periféreia Krítis..........  [VP]
................................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-) 11316076
Region of Crete..........  [VP]
.............................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-) 11316076
Subject: .....  [BHA, GRLPSC, VP]
..................  Blue Guide: Crete (1993) 12
..................  Britannica Book of the Year (1990) 621
..................  Cambridge Encyclopedia (1990)
..................  Cambridge World Gazetteer (1990) 241
..................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) I, 210-211
..................  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
..................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 6697802
..................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
..................  Michelin: Grèce (1983) plate 1
..................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-) 11316076
..................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
..................  Oxford English Dictionary [online] (2002-) accessed 18 January 2008
..................  Rand McNally Atlas (1989) I-73
..................  Rand McNally Atlas (1994) I-91
..................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) 50; plate 82
..................  Times Atlas of World History (1993) 341
..................  USBGN: Foreign Gazetteers
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 463
..................  Wikipedia (2000-) https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Crete
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]
..........  Encyclopedia Britannica Online (2002-2014)
..........  Princeton Encyclopedia of Classical Sites (1979)

 

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