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ID: 7010345
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/tgn/7010345

 

Record Type: administrative
Hierarchy of Crimea (general region)  Crimea (general region)

Note: Peninsula in N Black Sea SW of Sea of Azov. Archaeological evidence of human settlement in Crimea dates back to the Middle Paleolithic; Neanderthal remains found at Kiyik-Koba Cave have been dated to about 80,000 before present. Was original home of Cimmerian Tauri people who founded Greek-influenced Cimmerian Bosporus kingdom here in 5th cen. BCE; colonized by Dorian & Ionian Greeks in 6th cen. BCE; annexed by Catherine the Great 1783.

Names:
Krym (preferred,C,V)
Krymskij poluostrov (C,V)
Kryms'kyy pivostriv (C,V)
Krim (C,V)
Crimea (C,O,English-P,U,N)
The Crimea (C,O)
Crimée (C,O)
Crimean Peninsula (C,O)
Chersonesus Taurica (C,V)
Khersones Tavriĭsʹkyĭ (C,V)
Khersones Tavricheskii (C,V)
Tauric Chersonesus (C,V)
Tauris (H,V)
Chersonese (H,V)  ............ Greek name, meaning "peninsula"
Χερσόνησος Ταυρική (C,V,Greek,U)

Hierarchical Position:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Europe (continent)  ....  Europe (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of Ukraine (nation)  ........  Ukraine (nation) (P)
Hierarchy of Krym, Avtonomna Respublika (autonomous republic)  ............  Krym, Avtonomna Respublika (autonomous republic) (P)
Hierarchy of Crimea (general region)  ................  Crimea (general region) (P)

Place Types:
general region (preferred, C)
peninsula (C)

Related geographic places:
capital is ....  Khersones .......... (deserted settlement)
..................  (World, Europe, Ukraine, Krym, Avtonomna Respublika) [6001336]

Sources and Contributors:
Χερσόνησος Ταυρική..........  [VP]
...................................  Archaeology Magazine [online] (2000-)
Chersonese..........  [VP]
.......................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) I, 211
Chersonesus Taurica..........  [VP]
...................................  Library of Congress Subject Headings (2002-)
Crimea..........  [BHA, VP]
.................  Rand McNally Atlas (1989) I-42
.................  Times Atlas of World History (1993) 341
Crimean Peninsula..........  [VP]
................................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) I, 211
Crimée..........  [BHA]
.................  BHA, Authority file (1973-)
Khersones Tavricheskii..........  [VP]
.........................................  Library of Congress Subject Headings (2002-)
Khersones Tavriĭsʹkyĭ..........  [VP]
.........................................  Library of Congress Subject Headings (2002-)
Krim..........  [VP]
...........  Rand McNally Atlas (1994) I-90
Krym..........  [BHA, VP Preferred]
...........  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
...........  Petit Robert II, Noms (1989)
...........  Times Atlas of the World (1994) 105
...........  USBGN: Foreign Gazetteers
...........  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
Krymskij poluostrov..........  [VP]
...................................  Rand McNally Atlas (1989) I-93
Kryms'kyy pivostriv..........  [VP]
...................................  Rand McNally Atlas (1994) I-90
Tauric Chersonesus..........  [VP]
...................................  National Preserve of Tauric Chersonesus [online] (2009-)
Tauris..........  [VP]
.................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) I, 211
The Crimea..........  [VP]
.......................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) I, 211
Subject: .....  [BHA, VP]
..................  BHA, Authority file (1973-)
..................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) I, 211
..................  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
..................  Petit Robert II, Noms (1989)
..................  Rand McNally Atlas (1989) I-42; I-93
..................  Rand McNally Atlas (1994) I-90
..................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) 105
..................  Times Atlas of World History (1993) 341
..................  USBGN: Foreign Gazetteers
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]
..........  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
..........  Library of Congress Subject Headings (2002-)

 

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