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ID: 7002631
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/tgn/7002631

 

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

Coordinates:
Lat: 41 00 18 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 41.0050  decimal degrees
Long: 039 43 37 E  degrees minutes   Long: 39.7269  decimal degrees

Note: Furthest east of Greek settlements in antiquity; flourished under Romans; a stop along the ancient Silk Road; ravaged by Goths following their victory over troops of emperor Valerian around 257 CE; closest Byzantine port to Armenia; stronghold in emperor Justinian I's eastern campaigns.

Names:
Trabzon (preferred,C,V)
Trebizond (C,V)
Atrabazandah (C,V)
Tarabazandah (C,V)
Tirabson (C,V)
Tirabzon (C,V)
Trapezund (C,V)
Trapezunt (C,V)
Trebisonda (C,V)
Tr├ębizonde (C,V)
Trapezus (H,V)  ............ ancient

Hierarchical Position:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Asia (continent)  ....  Asia (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of Turkey (nation)  ........  Turkey (nation) (P)
Hierarchy of Trabzon (province)  ............  Trabzon (province) (P)
Hierarchy of Trabzon (inhabited place)  ................  Trabzon (inhabited place) (P)

Additional Parents:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Byzantine Empire (former nation/state/empire)  ....  Byzantine Empire (former nation/state/empire) (P,H)
Hierarchy of Trebizond, Empire of (former nation/state/empire)  ........  Trebizond, Empire of (former nation/state/empire) (P,H)
Hierarchy of Trabzon (inhabited place)  ............  Trabzon (inhabited place) (P,H) 1204-1461

Place Types:
inhabited place (preferred, C)  ............  probably established by colonists from Sinope, 756 BCE
city (C)
provincial capital (B)  ............  of Chaldia, 9th century
port (C)
educational center (C)  ............  Black Sea Technical University established 1963
regional capital (C)

Related geographic places:
capital of ....  Trebizond, Empire of .......... (former nation/state/empire)
..................  (World, Byzantine Empire) [7002632]
located on ....  Silk Road .......... (road)
..................  (World) [7031416]

Sources and Contributors:
Atrabazandah..........  [VP]
.......................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
Tarabazandah..........  [VP]
.......................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
Tirabson..........  [VP]
.................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
Tirabzon..........  [VP]
.................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
Trabzon..........  [BHA, VP Preferred]
.................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1976)
.................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) XI, 882
.................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
.................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
.................  USBGN: Foreign Gazetteers
Trapezund..........  [VP]
....................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
Trapezunt..........  [VP]
....................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
Trapezus..........  [VP]
.................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) XI, 882
.................  GRI Photo Archive, Authority File (1998) 13197
.................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
Trebisonda..........  [VP]
.......................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
Trebizond..........  [BHA, VP]
....................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) XI, 882
....................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
Tr├ębizonde..........  [VP]
.......................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
Subject: .....  [BHA, VP]
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1976)
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) XI, 882
..................  GRI Photo Archive, Authority File (1998) 13197
..................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-) -773700
..................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
..................  USBGN: Foreign Gazetteers
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]
..........  Tucker, Silk Road: Travel Companion (2015) xviii

 

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