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ID: 7008418
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/tgn/7008418

 

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

Coordinates:
Lat: 49 06 56 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 49.1155  decimal degrees
Long: 006 10 33 E  degrees minutes   Long: 6.1759  decimal degrees

Note: Fortified by Romans; sacked by Attila 5th cen.; prospered as free imperial city 13th cen.; taken by French along with Tour & Verdun 1552; surrendered to Germans in 1870 & was under German rule 1871-1918; reverted to France after World War I.

Names:
Metz (preferred,C,V)
Mediomatricum (C,V,Latin,U)
Mettis (C,V)
Divodurum (H,V)  ............ ancient
Divodurum Mediomatricum (H,V)  ............ ancient
Mediomatrica (H,V)
Metis (H,V)

Hierarchical Position:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Europe (continent)  ....  Europe (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of France (nation)  ........  France (nation) (P)
Hierarchy of Grand Est (region (administrative division))  ............  Grand Est (region (administrative division)) (P)
Hierarchy of Metz (inhabited place)  ................  Metz (inhabited place) (P)

Place Types:
inhabited place (preferred, C)  ............  settled since pre-Roman times
city (C)
department capital (C)
mining center (C)
industrial center (C)
transportation center (C)
capital (H)  ............  of Austrasia under Franks; of Lorraine in 843 at partition of Carolingian Empire
episcopal see (H)  ............  during 4th cen.
regional capital (C)

Sources and Contributors:
Divodurum..........  [VP]
....................  GRI Photo Archive, Authority File (1998) 13200
....................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
....................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 754
Divodurum Mediomatricum..........  [VP]
.........................................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 754
Mediomatrica..........  [VP]
.......................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 754
Mediomatricum..........  [VP]
..........................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
Metis..........  [VP]
..............  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 754
Mettis..........  [VP]
.................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
Metz..........  [BHA, GRLPSC, VP Preferred]
...........  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
...........  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) VIII, 77
...........  Michel: Dictionnaire des Communes (1984)
...........  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
...........  Times Atlas of the World (1994) 127
Subject: .....  [BHA, GRLPSC, VP]
..................  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) VIII, 77
..................  GRI Photo Archive, Authority File (1998) 13200
..................  Michel: Dictionnaire des Communes (1984)
..................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-) -1451260
..................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) 127
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 754
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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