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ID: 7008482
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/tgn/7008482

 

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

Coordinates:
Lat: 47 12 59 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 47.2165  decimal degrees
Long: 001 33 09 W  degrees minutes   Long: -1.5524  decimal degrees

Note: Unsuccessfully attacked by Huns in 445; occupied by Normans 834-936; held by dukes of Brittany; passed to France when Anne of Brittany married Louis XII in 1499; site of Edict of Nantes issued by Henry IV 1598; scene of mass drownings during Revolution.

Names:
Nantes (preferred,C,V)
Naoned (C,V)  ............ Breton name
Nante (C,O)
Condevicnum (H,V)  ............ ancient
Condivicnum (H,V)
Condivincum (H,V)  ............ ancient
Namnetes (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 Pays de la Loire (region (administrative division))  ............  Pays de la Loire (region (administrative division)) (P)
Hierarchy of Nantes (inhabited place)  ................  Nantes (inhabited place) (P)

Additional Parents:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Europe (continent)  ....  Europe (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of Brittany (historical region)  ........  Brittany (historical region) (P,H)
Hierarchy of Nantes (inhabited place)  ............  Nantes (inhabited place) (P)

Place Types:
inhabited place (preferred, C)  ............  settled since Gallo-Roman times
city (C)
department capital (C)
industrial center (C)
commercial center (C)  ............  since ancient Roman times
educational center (C)
trade center (C)
capital (H)  ............  of ancient Namnetes before Roman conquest of Gaul
regional capital (C)

Sources and Contributors:
Condevicnum..........  [VP]
.......................  GRI Photo Archive, Authority File (1998) 1409
Condivicnum..........  [VP]
.......................  GRI Photo Archive, Authority File (1998) 1409
Condivincum..........  [GRLPSC]
.......................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
Namnetes..........  [GRLPSC]
.................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
Nante..........  [VP]
..............  Cassell's Italian Dictionary (1983) 333
Nantes..........  [BHA, FDA, GRLPSC, VP Preferred]
.................  Canadian Centre for Architecture database (1987-)
.................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) 8:503-504
.................  Michel: Dictionnaire des Communes (1984)
.................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
.................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) 136
.................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
.................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 810-811
Naoned..........  [GRLPSC, VP]
.................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
.................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
.................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 810
Subject: .....  [BHA, FDA, GRLPSC, VP]
..................  Canadian Centre for Architecture database (1987-)
..................  Cassell's Italian Dictionary (1983) 333
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) VIII, 503-504; 8:503-504
..................  GRI Photo Archive, Authority File (1998) 1409
..................  Michel: Dictionnaire des Communes (1984)
..................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-) -1454460
..................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) 136
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 810; 810-811
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]
..........  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988)

 

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