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ID: 5004273
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/tgn/5004273

 

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

Coordinates:
Lat: 40 28 52 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 40.4811  decimal degrees
Long: 022 18 49 E  degrees minutes   Long: 22.3136  decimal degrees

Note: Town located on the site of an ancient city stretching between Haliakmon river and town of Palatitsa; was capital of kingdom of Lower Macedonia; ruins include prehistoric cemetery, royal tombs, acropolis & Macedonian palace. Archaeological find in 1970s established this as the burial site of Philip II and other kings of Macedon, confirming that the site is ancient Aigai.

Names:
Vergina (preferred,C,V)
Veryina (C,V)
Vergína (NA,V,Greek (transliterated),U)
Βεργίνα (C,V,Greek,U)
Verghina (H,V,S)
Veria (NA,V,Greek (transliterated),U)
Veryína (NA,V,Greek (transliterated),U)
Kútles (NA,V,Greek (transliterated),U)
Aigai (H,V)
Aigeai (H,V)
Αἰγαί (H,V,Greek,U)

Hierarchical Position:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Europe (continent)  ....  Europe (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of Greece (nation)  ........  Greece (nation) (P)
Hierarchy of Macedonia (region (administrative division))  ............  Macedonia (region (administrative division)) (P)
Hierarchy of Imathía (regional division)  ................  Imathía (regional division) (P)
Hierarchy of Vergina (inhabited place)  ....................  Vergina (inhabited place) (P)

Place Types:
inhabited place (preferred, C)  ............  was continuously inhabited from Early Bronze Age (3rd mill. BC), flourished by Early Iron Age (11th-8th cen. BCE)
town (C)
archaeological site (C)  ............  spoils were taken from the site in 16th cen., organized excavations began in 1850s; famed for tomb of Philip II (359-336 BC)
World Heritage Site (C)

Related geographic places:
near/adjacent to ....  Aigai .......... (deserted settlement)
..............................  (World, Asia, Turkey, Manisa) [7594748]
possibly identified as ....  Balla .......... (lost settlement)
........................................  (World, Europe, Greece, Macedonia, Imathía regional division) [7018836]

Sources and Contributors:
Αἰγαί..........  [VP]
..............  Lippincott's Gazetteer of the World online (2000-)
Βεργίνα..........  [VP]
.................  Archaeology Magazine [online] (2000-)
Aigai..........  [VP]
..............  Hellenic Ministry of Culture (1996-)
Aigeai..........  [VP]
.................  Pleiades (2006-) http://pleiades.stoa.org/places/491512
Kútles..........  [VP]
.................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
Verghina..........  [GRLPSC, VP]
.................  Princeton Encyclopedia of Classical Sites (1979) 967-968
Vergina..........  [GRLPSC]
.................  GRI Photo Study, Authority File (1989)
Vergína..........  [VP Preferred]
.................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
Veria..........  [VP]
..............  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
Veryina..........  [VP]
.................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
Veryína..........  [VP]
.................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
Subject: .....  [GRLPSC, VP]
..................  ARLIS/NA: Ancient Site Names (1995)
..................  GRI Photo Study, Authority File (1989)
..................  Hellenic Ministry of Culture (1996-)
..................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-) -830382
..................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
..................  Princeton Encyclopedia of Classical Sites (1979) 967-968
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]
..........  Princeton Encyclopedia of Classical Sites (1976)
..........  Whitley, Archaeology of Ancient Greece (2001)

 

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