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ID: 7001371
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/tgn/7001371

 

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

Coordinates:
Lat: 31 46 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 31.7667  decimal degrees
Long: 035 14 00 E  degrees minutes   Long: 35.2333  decimal degrees

Note: First mentioned in Tell al-ʻAmarna letters 1370 BCE; holy city of Jews, Christians and Muslims; viewed as international city by United Nations' partition of Palestine; after the 1948 war, the city was divided between Jordan and Israel; the entire city was claimed by Israel in 1967.

Names:
Yerushalayim (preferred,C,V,index)
El Quds (C,V)
Al-Quds (C,V)
Al Quds (C,V)
El Quds Esh Sherif (C,V)
Al-Muqaddas (C,V)
Jérusalem (C,O)
Jerusalem (C,O,English-P,U,N)
Gerusalemme (C,O)
Jerusalén (C,O)
City of David (C,O)
City of the Great King (C,O)
Aelia Capitolina (H,V)  ............ Roman, rebuilt by Hadrian in 135
Colonia Aelia Capitolina (H,V)
Hierosolyma (H,V)  ............ ancient
Mount Zion (H,O)  ............ Biblical
Urusalim (H,O)

Hierarchical Position:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Asia (continent)  ....  Asia (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of Israel (nation)  ........  Israel (nation) (P)
Hierarchy of Jerusalem (national district)  ............  Jerusalem (national district) (P)
Hierarchy of Jerusalem (inhabited place)  ................  Jerusalem (inhabited place) (P)

Place Types:
inhabited place (preferred, C)  ............  inhabited since 1800 BC
city (C)
national capital (C)  ............  since December 1949
district capital (C)
religious center (C)
financial center (C)
industrial center (C)
commercial center (C)
educational center (C)
transportation center (C)
tourist center (C)
pilgrimage center (C)
archaeological site (C)
historic site (C)

Related geographic places:
capital of ....  Israel .......... (nation)
..................  (World, Asia) [1000119]
capital of ....  State of Palestine .......... (autonomous area)
..................  (World, Asia) [7018359]
..................  declared capital

Sources and Contributors:
Aelia Capitolina..........  [GRLPSC, VP]
.............................  GRI Photo Archive, Authority File (1998) 10028
.............................  Princeton Encyclopedia of Classical Sites (1979)
.............................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984) 571-572
Al-Muqaddas..........  [VP]
.......................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1985) VI, 538
Al-Quds..........  [GRLPSC]
.................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
Al Quds..........  [VP]
.................  Times Atlas of World History (1993) 336
City of David..........  [VP]
..........................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984) 571-572
City of the Great King..........  [VP]
.........................................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) I, 442-443
Colonia Aelia Capitolina..........  [VP]
.........................................  Encyclopedia of World History (1980) XII, 276
El Quds..........  [VP]
.................  Parrot, Sumer (1961) table of sites
El Quds Esh Sherif..........  [VP]
...................................  Times Atlas of the World (1985) plate 35
Gerusalemme..........  [VP]
.......................  Cassell's Italian Dictionary (1983) 221
Hierosolyma..........  [GRLPSC, VP]
.......................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984) 571-572
Jerusalem..........  [BHA, GRLPSC, VP]
....................  Cambridge World Gazetteer (1988)
....................  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
....................  USBGN: Foreign Gazetteers
....................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984) 554
Jérusalem..........  [BHA]
....................  BHA, Authority file (1973-)
Jerusalén..........  [VP]
....................  Cassell's Spanish Dictionary (1990) 842
Mount Zion..........  [VP]
.......................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) XII, 922
Urusalim..........  [VP]
.................  ARLIS/NA: Ancient Site Names (1995)
Yerushalayim..........  [BHA, GRLPSC, VP Preferred]
.......................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
Subject: .....  [BHA, GRLPSC, VP]
..................  ARLIS/NA: Ancient Site Names (1995)
..................  BHA, Authority file (1973-)
..................  Cambridge World Gazetteer (1988)
..................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) I, 442-443
..................  Cassell's Italian Dictionary (1983) 221
..................  Cassell's Spanish Dictionary (1990) 842
..................  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1985) VI, 538
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) XII, 922
..................  Encyclopedia of World History (1980) XII, 276
..................  GRI Photo Archive, Authority File (1998) 10028
..................  Princeton Encyclopedia of Classical Sites (1979)
..................  Times Atlas of the World (1985) plate 35
..................  Times Atlas of World History (1993) 336
..................  USBGN: Foreign Gazetteers
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984) 554; 571-572
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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