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ID: 7008929
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/tgn/7008929

 

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

Coordinates:
Lat: 49 26 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 49.4333  decimal degrees
Long: 001 05 00 E  degrees minutes   Long: 1.0833  decimal degrees

Note: Former center of the Rotomagi; invaded by Normans in the 9th century; occupied by England 1418-1449; site of trial and execution of Joan of Arc in 1431; taken by Huguenots 1562; held by Germany 1870; site of famous 13th-century Gothic cathedral damaged in World War II.

Names:
Rouen (preferred,C,V)
Rodomum (H,O)
Rotomagus (H,O)  ............ ancient

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

Additional Parents:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Europe (continent)  ....  Europe (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of France (nation)  ........  France (nation) (P)
Hierarchy of Normandy (historical region)  ............  Normandy (historical region) (P,H)
Hierarchy of Rouen (inhabited place)  ................  Rouen (inhabited place) (P,H)

Place Types:
inhabited place (preferred, C)  ............  founded in pre-Roman times
city (C)
department capital (C)
port (C)
industrial center (C)
commercial center (C)
capital (H)  ............  of ducal Normandy from 10th cen. until end of Middle Ages
cultural center (H)  ............  during 15th cen.
regional capital (C)

Sources and Contributors:
Rodomum..........  [VP]
.................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) II, 790
Rotomagus..........  [VP]
....................  Times Atlas of World History (1993) 354
Rouen..........  [BHA, GRLPSC, VP Preferred]
..............  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
..............  Michel: Dictionnaire des Communes (1984)
..............  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
..............  Times Atlas of the World (1994) 167
..............  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 1033
Subject: .....  [BHA, GRLPSC, VP]
..................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) II, 790
..................  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
..................  Michel: Dictionnaire des Communes (1984)
..................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-) -1462807
..................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) 167
..................  Times Atlas of World History (1993) 354
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 1033
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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