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ID: 7011384
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/tgn/7011384

 

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

Coordinates:
Lat: 37 57 41 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 37.9614  decimal degrees
Long: 023 38 20 E  degrees minutes   Long: 23.6389  decimal degrees

Note: The largest port in Greece, Piraeus was the mooring port for Athens by the 7th century BCE. It was fortified by Athenian naval commander Themistocles ca. 490, with walls connecting it to Athens. The modern city was badly damaged in World War II and rebuilt.

Names:
Piraeus (preferred,C,V,index,LC,English-P,U,N)
Peiraiéfs (C,V,Greek (transliterated),U)
Piraiévs (C,V,Greek (transliterated),U)
Piraiéus (C,V)
Peiraievs (C,V,Greek (transliterated),U)
Piraievs (C,V)
Piréefs (C,V,Greek (transliterated),U)
Peiraiá (C,V,Greek (transliterated),U)
Peiraieus (C,V,Greek (transliterated),U)
Peiraeus (C,V,Greek (transliterated),U)
Peiraias (C,V)
Pireusz (C,V,Magyar (Hungarian),U)
Pireus (C,V,Swedish,U)
Pireus (Polish,U)
Pireo (C,V,Italian,U)
Le Pirée (C,V,French,U)
Pirée (C,V)
Piräus (C,V,German,U)
Peiraiás (NA,V,Greek (transliterated),U)
Pire (NA,V,Turkish (transliterated),U)
Πειραιεύς (NA,V,Greek,U)
Πειραιάς (NA,V,Greek,U)
Pireefs (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 Central Greece and Euboea (region (administrative division))  ............  Central Greece and Euboea (region (administrative division)) (P)
Hierarchy of Attica (regional division)  ................  Attica (regional division) (P)
Hierarchy of Piraeus (inhabited place)  ....................  Piraeus (inhabited place) (P)

Place Types:
inhabited place (preferred, C)  ............  settled in ancient times
city (C)
port (C)

Sources and Contributors:
Πειραιεύς..........  [VP]
....................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
Πειραιάς..........  [VP]
.................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
Le Pirée..........  [VP]
.................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2004-2008) accessed 24 October 2006
.................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
Peiraeus..........  [VP]
.................  Grove Dictionary of Art (1996) 33:845
.................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2004-2008) accessed 24 October 2006
.................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
Peiraiá..........  [VP]
.................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2004-2008) accessed 24 October 2006
.................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
Peiraias..........  [VP]
.................  LC Subject Authority Headings. [online] (2002-) accessed 24 October 2006
Peiraiás..........  [VP]
.................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
Peiraiéfs..........  [VP]
....................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2004-2008) accessed 24 October 2006
....................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
Peiraieus..........  [VP]
....................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2004-2008) accessed 24 October 2006
....................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
Peiraievs..........  [VP]
....................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2004-2008) accessed 24 October 2006
....................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
Piraeus..........  [BHA, GRLPSC, VP Preferred]
.................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) 2:738
.................  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
.................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) 9:464
.................  LC Subject Authority Headings. [online] (2002-) n 82080083, as Piraeus (Greece), accessed 24 October 2006
.................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2004-2008) accessed 24 October 2006
.................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
.................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) 154
Piraiéus..........  [VP]
.................  LC Subject Authority Headings. [online] (2002-) accessed 24 October 2006
Piraiévs..........  [BHA, VP]
.................  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
.................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
.................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) 154
.................  USBGN: Foreign Gazetteers
Piraievs..........  [VP]
.................  LC Subject Authority Headings. [online] (2002-) accessed 24 October 2006
Piräus..........  [VP]
.................  LC Subject Authority Headings. [online] (2002-) accessed 24 October 2006
.................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
Pire..........  [VP]
...........  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
Pirée..........  [VP]
..............  LC Subject Authority Headings. [online] (2002-) accessed 24 October 2006
Pireefs..........  [VP]
.................  ARLIS/NA: Ancient Site Names (1995)
Piréefs..........  [VP]
.................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2004-2008) accessed 24 October 2006
.................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
Pireo..........  [VP]
..............  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2004-2008) accessed 24 October 2006
..............  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
Pireus..........  [VP]
.................  LC Subject Authority Headings. [online] (2002-) accessed 24 October 2006
.................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
Pireusz..........  [VP]
.................  LC Subject Authority Headings. [online] (2002-) accessed 24 October 2006
.................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
Subject: .....  [BHA, GRLPSC, VP]
..................  ARLIS/NA: Ancient Site Names (1995)
..................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) II, 738; 2:738
..................  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) IX, 464; 9:464
..................  Grove Dictionary of Art (1996) 33:845
..................  LC Subject Authority Headings. [online] (2002-) accessed 24 October 2006; n 82080083, as Piraeus (Greece), accessed 24 October 2006
..................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2004-2008) accessed 24 October 2006
..................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-) -826292
..................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) 154
..................  USBGN: Foreign Gazetteers
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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