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ID: 7010731
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/tgn/7010731

 

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

Coordinates:
Lat: 38 06 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 38.1000  decimal degrees
Long: 022 27 00 E  degrees minutes   Long: 22.4500  decimal degrees

Note: Located in narrow Kephissos plain; was the gateway to Boiotia; had Neolithic settlement, but then apparently none until after Mycenaean period; had been held to have been the Arne described by Homer, though this is now considered doubtful.

Names:
Chaironeia (preferred,C,V)
Chaironaia (C,V)
Heronia (C,V)
Kápraina (NA,V,Greek (transliterated),U)
Chaeronea (H,V)
Kapraina (H,V)

Hierarchical Position:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Europe (continent)  ....  Europe (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of Greece (nation)  ........  Greece (nation) (P)
Hierarchy of Region of Central Greece (region (administrative division))  ............  Region of Central Greece (region (administrative division)) (P,U)
Hierarchy of Boeotia (regional division)  ................  Boeotia (regional division) (P)
Hierarchy of Chaironeia (inhabited place)  ....................  Chaironeia (inhabited place) (P)

Place Types:
inhabited place (preferred, C)  ............  inhabited in Neolithic times
town (C)
archaeological site (C)

Sources and Contributors:
Chaeronea..........  [GRLPSC]
....................  GRI Photo Study, Authority File (1989)
Chaironaia..........  [GRLPSC]
.......................  GRI Photo Study, Authority File (1989)
Chaironeia..........  [GRLPSC, VP Preferred]
.......................  Princeton Encyclopedia of Classical Sites (1979) 215-216
Heronia..........  [VP]
.................  ARLIS/NA: Ancient Site Names (1995)
Kapraina..........  [VP]
.................  Princeton Encyclopedia of Classical Sites (1979) 215-216
K├ípraina..........  [VP]
.................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
Subject: .....  [GRLPSC, VP]
..................  ARLIS/NA: Ancient Site Names (1995)
..................  GRI Photo Study, Authority File (1989)
..................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-) -818935
..................  Princeton Encyclopedia of Classical Sites (1979) 215-216
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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