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ID: 7009565
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/tgn/7009565

 

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

Coordinates:
Lat: 44 40 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 44.6667  decimal degrees
Long: 010 55 00 E  degrees minutes   Long: 10.9167  decimal degrees

Elevation:
111.548  feet    34.0000  meters

Note: Under Etruscan & Boian rule until passing to Rome ca. 218 BCE; important center along ancient Via Aemilia until 4th cen. CE; sacked by Huns, then Lombards; restored by bishop in 9th cen.; torn by Guelph-Ghibelline strife; ruled by House of Este from 1288.

Names:
Modena (preferred,C,V,Italian,U,N)
Modène (C,V)
Mòdna (C,V,local dialect,U)
Mutina (H,V,S,Latin,U,N)  ............ ancient name
Mutna (H,V,Etruscan,U)
Modenese (C,V,English,U,A)

Hierarchical Position:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Europe (continent)  ....  Europe (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of Italy (nation)  ........  Italy (nation) (P)
Hierarchy of Emilia-Romagna (region (administrative division))  ............  Emilia-Romagna (region (administrative division)) (P)
Hierarchy of Modena (province)  ................  Modena (province) (P)
Hierarchy of Modena (inhabited place)  ....................  Modena (inhabited place) (P)

Place Types:
inhabited place (preferred, C)  ............  founded as an Etruscan city, 8th cen. BC
town (C)
provincial capital (C)
industrial center (C)  ............  especially noted for production of automobiles
market center (C)  ............  has busy cattle market
cultural center (C)  ............  noted for palaces, library & art gallery
university center (C)  ............  founded in 1175
archiepiscopal see (C)
archaeological site (C)
noble seat (H)  ............  was home of Este family after they lost Ferrara in 1598
duchy (H)  ............  established 1452
Ancient Roman (H)
Etruscan (H)

Sources and Contributors:
Mòdna..........  [VP]
..............  Archaeology Magazine [online] (2000-)
Modena..........  [BHA, GRLPSC, VP Preferred]
.................  Annuario Generale (1980)
.................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) II, 607
.................  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
.................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) VIII, 214
.................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
.................  Times Atlas of the World. Reprint ed. (1994) 127
Modène..........  [VP]
.................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
Modenese..........  [VP]
.................  Encyclopedia Britannica Online (2002-2014)
Mutina..........  [GRLPSC, VP]
.................  GRI Photo Archive, Authority File (1998) 12596
.................  Princeton Encyclopedia of Classical Sites (1979) 600
.................  Times Atlas of World History (1993) 87
Mutna..........  [VP]
..............  Archaeology Magazine [online] (2000-)
Subject: .....  [BHA, GRLPSC, VP]
..................  Annuario Generale (1980)
..................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) II, 607
..................  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) VIII, 214
..................  GRI Photo Archive, Authority File (1998) 12596
..................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-) -121865
..................  Princeton Encyclopedia of Classical Sites (1979) 600
..................  Times Atlas of the World. Reprint ed. (1994) 127
..................  Times Atlas of World History (1993) 87
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]
..........  Canby, Historic Places (1984)

 

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