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ID: 8698203
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/tgn/8698203

 

Record Type: administrative
Hierarchy of Tlemcen (former nation/state/empire)  Tlemcen (former nation/state/empire)

Coordinates:
Lat: 34 52 40 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 34.8783  decimal degrees
Long: 001 18 54 W  degrees minutes   Long: -1.3150  decimal degrees

Note: Berber kingdom ruled by the Ziyyanids, also the name of its capital. Formed after the fall of the Almohads (1248 CE) and covered much of present-day northern Algeria. The kingdom was annexed by the Marinids in the late 13th century and came under Ottoman rule in the 1550s.

Names:
Tlemcen (preferred,C,V,display)
Tlemcen, Zayyanid Kingdom of (C,V)
Zayyanid Kingdom of Tlemcen (C,V)

Hierarchical Position:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Africa (continent)  ....  Africa (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of Algeria (nation)  ........  Algeria (nation) (P)
Hierarchy of Tlemcen (former nation/state/empire)  ............  Tlemcen (former nation/state/empire) (P)

Place Types:
former nation/state/empire (preferred, C)  ............  13th-16th centuries
kingdom (H)

Related geographic places:
related to ....  Tlemcen .......... (inhabited place)
..................  (World, Africa, Algeria, Tlemcen) [7016576]

Sources and Contributors:
Tlemcen..........  [VP Preferred]
.................  Maclean, Tlemcen (2004)
Tlemcen, Zayyanid Kingdom of..........  [VP]
...............................................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
Zayyanid Kingdom of Tlemcen..........  [VP]
...............................................  Niane, General History of Africa 4 (1997) 95
Subject: .....  [VP]
..................  Deverdun, Abd-al-Wādides [online] (2012) accessed 25 October 2016
..................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 25 October 2016
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]
..........  Deverdun, Abd-al-Wādides [online] (2012) accessed 25 October 2016
..........  Maclean, Tlemcen (2004) 212

 

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