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ID: 7002341
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/tgn/7002341

 

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

Coordinates:
Lat: 34 42 02 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 34.7005  decimal degrees
Long: 032 35 00 E  degrees minutes   Long: 32.5834  decimal degrees

Note: The present-day village of Kouklia encompasses the site of Palea Paphos (Old Paphos), renowned for being the center of the cult of Aphrodite & located near her mythical birthplace; the site was largely destroyed by an earthquake in 70 CE. There was another ancient site called Paphos (Nea or New Paphos), located 23 km to the north.

Names:
Kouklia (preferred,C,O)
Koúklia (C,V,Greek (transliterated),U)
Köprülü (C,V)
Köprü (C,V)
Kukla (C,V)
Kukalia (C,O)
Covocle (C,V,French,U)
Konuklia (C,V,Turkish (transliterated),U)
Κούκλια (C,V,Greek,U)
Paphos (C,V)  ............ ancient
Ktima (C,V)
Paphus (C,O)
Pafo (C,O)
Kato Paphos (C,O)
Kouklia Chiftlik (C,V)
Augusta Claudia (H,O)  ............ used during Roman empire, 58 BC-AD 395
Palaepaphos (H,V)  ............ ancient
Palæa Paphos (H,V)
Palea Paphos (H,V,S)
Sakarya (H,V)

Hierarchical Position:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Asia (continent)  ....  Asia (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of Cyprus (nation)  ........  Cyprus (nation) (P)
Hierarchy of Páfos (national district)  ............  Páfos (national district) (P)
Hierarchy of Kouklia (inhabited place)  ................  Kouklia (inhabited place) (P)

Place Types:
inhabited place (preferred, C)  ............  since at least 1500 BCE
village (C)
archaeological site (C)
ancient site (C)
colony (H)  ............  Greek, ca. 750-550 BCE; Roman, 58 BCE-395 CE
trade center (H)  ............  important trade center for Venetian merchants, 16th cen.
religious center (H)  ............  Christian bishopric established by 600 AD
locale (C)

Related geographic places:
distinguished from ....  Paphos .......... (inhabited place)
..................................  (World, Asia, Cyprus, Páfos) [7594296]

Sources and Contributors:
Κούκλια..........  [VP]
.................  Archaeology Magazine [online] (2000-)
.................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
Augusta Claudia..........  [VP]
.............................  Blue Guide: Cyprus (1981) 132
Covocle..........  [VP]
.................  Archaeology Magazine [online] (2000-)
Kato Paphos..........  [GRLPSC]
.......................  Princeton Encyclopedia of Classical Sites (1979)
Konuklia..........  [VP]
.................  Archaeology Magazine [online] (2000-)
Koúklia..........  [VP]
.................  Blue Guide: Cyprus (1981) 128
.................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
Kouklia..........  [BHA, VP Preferred]
.................  Blue Guide: Cyprus (1981) 172
.................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) 36SVD6108140781
.................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) 104
Kouklia Chiftlik..........  [VP]
.............................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
Köprü..........  [VP]
..............  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-)
Köprülü..........  [VP]
.................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-)
Ktima..........  [VP]
..............  Blue Guide: Cyprus (1981) 132
Kukalia..........  [VP]
.................  ARLIS/NA: Ancient Site Names (1995)
Kukla..........  [VP]
..............  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-)
Pafo..........  [VP]
...........  Cassell's Italian Dictionary (1983) 355
Palaepaphos..........  [VP]
.......................  GRI Photo Archive, Authority File (1998) 12727
Palæa Paphos..........  [VP]
.......................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-)
Palea Paphos..........  [BHA, VP]
.......................  BHA, Authority file (1973-)
.......................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-)
Paphos..........  [BHA, VP]
.................  Blue Guide: Cyprus (1981) 132
.................  Britannica Book of the Year (1991) 582
.................  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
.................  GRI Photo Archive, Authority File (1998) 10046
.................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984) 924
Paphus..........  [VP]
.................  Times Atlas of World History (1993) 352
Sakarya..........  [VP]
.................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-)
Subject: .....  [BHA, GRLPSC, VP]
..................  ARLIS/NA: Ancient Site Names (1995)
..................  BHA, Authority file (1973-)
..................  Blue Guide: Cyprus (1981) 128; 172; 132
..................  Britannica Book of the Year (1991) 582
..................  Cassell's Italian Dictionary (1983) 355
..................  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
..................  GRI Photo Archive, Authority File (1998) 12727; 10046
..................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-) -3833262
..................  Princeton Encyclopedia of Classical Sites (1979)
..................  Rand McNally Atlas (1986) I-153
..................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) 104
..................  Times Atlas of World History (1993) 352
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984) 924
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]
..........  Blue Guide: Cyprus (1981)
..........  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)

 

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