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ID: 7008447
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/tgn/7008447

 

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

Coordinates:
Lat: 43 55 38 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 43.9272  decimal degrees
Long: 002 08 57 E  degrees minutes   Long: 2.1493  decimal degrees

Note: An active center of Catharism; captured in 1215, causing bishops to lose their estates to the crown; temporal power was granted to bishops 1264 until French Revolution; Gothic Sainte-C├ęcile cathedral is town's chief architectural glory.

Names:
Albi (preferred,C,V)
Albia (H,O)
Albiga (H,V)  ............ ancient
Albigensis urbs (H,O)
Albimontium (H,O)
Blancoburgum (H,O)

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

Place Types:
inhabited place (preferred, C)  ............  was capital of a Gallo-Roman civitas that belonged to the province of Aquitania
town (C)
commune (administrative) (C)
department capital (C)
tourist center (C)
industrial center (C)
capital (H)  ............  of Romano-Gallic Albigenses & of medieval viscounty of Albigeois

Sources and Contributors:
Albi..........  [BHA, GRLPSC, VP Preferred]
...........  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) I, 220
...........  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
...........  Princeton Encyclopedia of Classical Sites (1979) 33
...........  Times Atlas of the World (1994) 9
...........  USBGN: Foreign Gazetteers
...........  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
Albia..........  [VP]
..............  Orbis Latinus (1971) 11
Albiga..........  [VP]
.................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 26
Albigensis urbs..........  [VP]
.............................  Orbis Latinus (1971) 11
Albimontium..........  [VP]
.......................  Orbis Latinus (1971) 11
Blancoburgum..........  [VP]
.......................  Orbis Latinus (1971) 11
Subject: .....  [BHA, GRLPSC, VP]
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) I, 220
..................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-) -1407034
..................  Orbis Latinus (1971) 11
..................  Princeton Encyclopedia of Classical Sites (1979) 33
..................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) 9
..................  USBGN: Foreign Gazetteers
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 26
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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