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ID: 7011182
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/tgn/7011182

 

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

Coordinates:
Lat: 40 38 25 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 40.6403  decimal degrees
Long: 022 56 38 E  degrees minutes   Long: 22.9439  decimal degrees

Note: Founded by Cassander of Macedon in 4th cen. BCE; prospered as capital of Roman Macedon; noted for 2 epistles of St. Paul addressed to its inhabitants; was second in importance only to Constantinople in Byzantine Empire; ruled by Ottomans 1387-1912.

Names:
Thessaloníki (preferred,C,V,Greek (transliterated),U)  ............ city was named for a sister of Alexander the Great
Thessaloniki (C,V)
Thessalonika (C,O)
Thessalonique (C,O)
Saloníki (NA,V,Greek (transliterated),U)
Solun (NA,V,Greek (transliterated),U)
Thessaloníkē (NA,V,Greek (transliterated),U)
Salonica (H,O,Greek (transliterated),U)
Salonika (H,O,Greek (transliterated),U)
Salonique (H,O,Greek (transliterated),U)
Selanik (H,O,Greek (transliterated),U)
Therma (H,V)  ............ used before 315 BC
Thessalonica (H,V)
Thessalonike (H,V)  ............ ancient

Hierarchical Position:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Europe (continent)  ....  Europe (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of Greece (nation)  ........  Greece (nation) (P)
Hierarchy of Macedonia (region (administrative division))  ............  Macedonia (region (administrative division)) (P)
Hierarchy of Thessaloníki (regional division)  ................  Thessaloníki (regional division) (P)
Hierarchy of Thessaloníki (inhabited place)  ....................  Thessaloníki (inhabited place) (P)

Place Types:
inhabited place (preferred, C)  ............  founded in 316 BC
city (C)
port (C)
commercial center (C)
industrial center (C)
episcopal see (C)  ............  since Early Christian period
capital (H)  ............  of Roman province of Macedon from 146 BC
regional capital (C)

Sources and Contributors:
Salonica..........  [BHA, VP]
.................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
.................  Times Atlas of World History (1993) 354
Salonika..........  [GRLPSC, VP]
.................  GRI Photo Study, Authority File (1989)
.................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
Saloníki..........  [VP]
.................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
Salonique..........  [BHA, VP]
....................  BHA, Authority file (1973-)
....................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
Selanik..........  [VP]
.................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
.................  Times Atlas of World History (1993) 355
Solun..........  [VP]
..............  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
Therma..........  [GRLPSC]
.................  GRI Photo Archive, Authority File (1998)
Thessalonica..........  [VP]
.......................  Times Atlas of World History (1993) 357
Thessalonika..........  [GRLPSC]
.......................  GRI Photo Study, Authority File (1989)
Thessalonike..........  [GRLPSC, VP]
.......................  GRI Photo Archive, Authority File (1998) 8129
.......................  Princeton Encyclopedia of Classical Sites (1979)
Thessaloníkē..........  [VP]
.......................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
Thessaloníki..........  [BHA, VP Preferred]
.......................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) II, 828
.......................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) XI, 705-706
.......................  Knaurs: Griechenland (1985)
.......................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
.......................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
.......................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) 197
.......................  USBGN: Foreign Gazetteers
.......................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
Thessaloniki..........  [GRLPSC, VP]
.......................  Princeton Encyclopedia of Classical Sites (1979)
.......................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) 357
Thessalonique..........  [VP]
..........................  Rand McNally Atlas (1994) I-175
Subject: .....  [BHA, GRLPSC, VP]
..................  BHA, Authority file (1973-)
..................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) II, 828
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) XI, 705-706
..................  GRI Photo Archive, Authority File (1998) 8129
..................  GRI Photo Study, Authority File (1989)
..................  Knaurs: Griechenland (1985)
..................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-) -829252
..................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
..................  Princeton Encyclopedia of Classical Sites (1979)
..................  Rand McNally Atlas (1994) I-175
..................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) 197; 357
..................  Times Atlas of World History (1993) 354; 355; 357
..................  USBGN: Foreign Gazetteers
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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