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ID: 7012009
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/tgn/7012009

 

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

Coordinates:
Lat: 45 22 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 45.3667  decimal degrees
Long: 036 27 00 E  degrees minutes   Long: 36.4500  decimal degrees

Note: Was a prosperous ancient commercial center; conquered by Mithridates of Pontus ca. 110 BC; sacked by Huns 375; ruled by Novgorod 9th cen.; passed from Genoese to Turks 15th cen.; fell to Russians 1771; heavily damaged in WW II.

Names:
Kerch (preferred,C,V)
Kerč (C,V)
Kerč' (C,V)
Kertch (C,V)
Korchev (H,V)
Cerco (H,O)  ............ Italian name
Cerchio (H,O)
Chercio (H,O)
Cherkio (H,O)
Panticapaeum (H,V)  ............ Greek name
Pantikapaion (H,V)  ............ ancient

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 Kerch (inhabited place)  ................  Kerch (inhabited place) (P)

Place Types:
inhabited place (preferred, C)  ............  founded by Milesian Greek colonists in 6th cen. BC
city (C)
port (C)
archaeological site (C)  ............  is the type site for a style of Attic Greek Red-figure pottery; also known for other ancient artifacts
capital (H)  ............  of Cimmerian Bosporus 5th cen. BC-4th cen. AD

Sources and Contributors:
Cerchio..........  [VP]
.................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) VI, 812
Cerco..........  [VP]
..............  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) VI, 812
Chercio..........  [VP]
.................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) I, 473
Cherkio..........  [VP]
.................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) I, 473
Kerč..........  [BHA, VP]
...........  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
...........  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) VI, 812
...........  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
Kerč'..........  [VP]
..............  Rand McNally Atlas (1989) I-87
Kerch..........  [GRLPSC, VP Preferred]
..............  Canby, Historic Places (1984) I, 473
..............  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
..............  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) VI, 812
..............  Times Atlas of the World (1994) 99
Kertch..........  [VP]
.................  Dictionary of Ceramics (1989) 167
Korchev..........  [VP]
.................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) VI, 812
Panticapaeum..........  [GRLPSC, VP]
.......................  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
.......................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) VI, 812
Pantikapaion..........  [GRLPSC, VP]
.......................  GRI Photo Archive, Authority File (1998) 9896
.......................  Princeton Encyclopedia of Classical Sites (1979)
Subject: .....  [BHA, GRLPSC, VP]
..................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) I, 473
..................  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
..................  Dictionary of Ceramics (1989) 167
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) VI, 812
..................  GRI Photo Archive, Authority File (1998) 9896
..................  Princeton Encyclopedia of Classical Sites (1979)
..................  Rand McNally Atlas (1989) I-87
..................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) 99
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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