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ID: 7002722
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/tgn/7002722

 

Record Type: administrative
Hierarchy of Mount Athos (religious center)  Mount Athos (religious center)

Coordinates:
Lat: 40 10 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 40.1667  decimal degrees
Long: 024 20 00 E  degrees minutes   Long: 24.3333  decimal degrees

Note: Site is a mountain forming eastern end of the Acte peninsula; it has been occupied by Greek monastic communities of St. Basil since 9th century CE; noted as the "Holy Mountain" of the Greek church; declared itself a theocratic republic in 1927.

Names:
Áthos (preferred,C,V,Greek (transliterated),U)
Pangaíon Óros (C,V)
Haghion Óros (C,V)
Áyion Óros (C,V,Greek (transliterated),U)
Athos (C,O)
Mount Athos (C,O,English-P,U,N)
Mount Athos (Greek (transliterated),U)
Athos, Mount (NA,V,Greek (transliterated),U)
Átho (NA,V,Greek (transliterated),U)
Áthos, Korifí (NA,V,Greek (transliterated),U)
Hagion Oros (NA,V,Greek (transliterated),U)
Korifí Áthos (NA,V,Greek (transliterated),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 Pangaíon Óros (regional division)  ................  Pangaíon Óros (regional division) (P)
Hierarchy of Mount Athos (religious center)  ....................  Mount Athos (religious center) (P)

Place Types:
religious center (preferred, C)
inhabited place (C)  ............  inhabited by at least 9th cen. AD
mountain (C)

Sources and Contributors:
Átho..........  [VP]
...........  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
Áthos..........  [BHA, VP Preferred]
..............  Baedekers: Greece (1985) 99
..............  Cambridge World Gazetteer (1988)
..............  Columbia Encyclopedia (1975)
..............  Knaurs: Griechenland (1985) 132
..............  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
..............  Petit Robert II, Noms (1989)
..............  Times Atlas of the World (1994) 17
..............  USBGN: Foreign Gazetteers
Athos..........  [VP]
..............  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 89
Áthos, Korifí..........  [VP]
..........................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
Athos, Mount..........  [VP]
.......................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
Áyion Óros..........  [BHA, VP]
.......................  BHA, Authority file (1973-)
.......................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
Haghion Óros..........  [BHA]
.......................  BHA, Authority file (1973-)
Hagion Oros..........  [VP]
.......................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
Korifí Áthos..........  [VP]
.......................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
Mount Athos..........  [BHA, GRLPSC, VP]
.......................  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
.......................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
Pangaíon Óros..........  [BHA]
..........................  BHA, Authority file (1973-)
Subject: .....  [BHA, GRLPSC, VP]
..................  Baedekers: Greece (1985) 99
..................  BHA, Authority file (1973-)
..................  Cambridge World Gazetteer (1988)
..................  Columbia Encyclopedia (1975)
..................  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
..................  Knaurs: Griechenland (1985) 132
..................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-) -814882
..................  Petit Robert II, Noms (1989)
..................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) 17
..................  USBGN: Foreign Gazetteers
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 89
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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