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ID: 7009534
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/tgn/7009534

 

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

Coordinates:
Lat: 40 44 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 40.7333  decimal degrees
Long: 015 16 00 E  degrees minutes   Long: 15.2667  decimal degrees

Note: Ancient town of Samnium; capital of the short-lived republic of Italia, founded in 1st cen. BC; taken by Julius Caesar 49 BC; was important center on crossroads of Via Valeria & Via Claudia Nova; modern town grew up to north of ancient site.

Names:
Corfinio (preferred,C,V)  ............ name used since 1928
Corfinium (H,V)  ............ name used for Roman center conquered in 49 BC
Italica (H,V)  ............ name used for capital of short-lived republic of Italia, 90-89 BC
Péntima (H,V)  ............ name used after 965 AD until 1928
Valva (H,V)  ............ name used for Lombard domain during the early Middle Ages, destroyed by 965

Hierarchical Position:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Europe (continent)  ....  Europe (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of Italy (nation)  ........  Italy (nation) (P)
Hierarchy of Abruzzi (region (administrative division))  ............  Abruzzi (region (administrative division)) (P)
Hierarchy of L'Aquila (province)  ................  L'Aquila (province) (P)
Hierarchy of Corfinio (inhabited place)  ....................  Corfinio (inhabited place) (P)

Place Types:
inhabited place (preferred, C)  ............  first documented in 90 BC
town (C)
archaeological site (C)

Sources and Contributors:
Corfinio..........  [GRLPSC, VP Preferred]
.................  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
.................  Princeton Encyclopedia of Classical Sites (1979) 240
Corfinium..........  [GRLPSC, VP]
....................  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
....................  GRI Photo Archive, Authority File (1998) 9034
....................  TCI: Abruzzo e Molise (1979) 249
Italica..........  [VP]
.................  Enciclopedia Universale Garzanti (1982) 369
Péntima..........  [GRLPSC, VP]
.................  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
.................  TCI: Abruzzo e Molise (1979) 249
Valva..........  [VP]
..............  Canby, Historic Places (1984)
..............  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
..............  TCI: Abruzzo e Molise (1979) 249
Subject: .....  [GRLPSC, VP]
..................  Canby, Historic Places (1984)
..................  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
..................  Enciclopedia Universale Garzanti (1982) 369
..................  GRI Photo Archive, Authority File (1998) 9034
..................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-) -131853
..................  Princeton Encyclopedia of Classical Sites (1979) 240
..................  TCI: Abruzzo e Molise (1979) 249
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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