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ID: 7015329
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/tgn/7015329

 

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

Coordinates:
Lat: 41 07 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 41.1167  decimal degrees
Long: 020 48 00 E  degrees minutes   Long: 20.8000  decimal degrees

Note: Located on Lake Ohrid; site of Greek Colony Lychnidos during 3rd cen. BC; seized by Romans ca. 100 & rebuilt after earthquake in 518; was seat of Bulgarian patriarchate in 9th cen.; ruled by Byzantine & Ottoman empire.

Names:
Ohrid (preferred,C,V)
Ochrid (C,V)
Ochrida (C,V)
Orchid (C,V)
Okhrida (C,V)
Lychnidus (H,O)
Lychnidos (H,O)  ............ ancient

Hierarchical Position:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Europe (continent)  ....  Europe (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of The former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (nation)  ........  The former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (nation) (P)
Hierarchy of Ohrid (municipality)  ............  Ohrid (municipality) (P)
Hierarchy of Ohrid (inhabited place)  ................  Ohrid (inhabited place) (P)

Place Types:
inhabited place (preferred, C)  ............  from 3rd cen. BC
town (C)
transportation center (C)  ............  in 2nd cen. was a post on Via Aegnatia to Bitola & Greece, now has rail, road & air links
agricultural center (C)
fishing community (C)
tourist center (C)  ............  is chief resort area of Macedonia for Lake Ohrid & for medieval & Turkish buildings & frescoes
archaeological site (C)
episcopal see (C)  ............  established by 4th cen., with 1st Slav bishop being St. Clement (died 916) who translated Scriptures from Greek into Slavonic
cultural center (H)  ............  under St. Clement who founded 1st Slavic school of higher education & wrote earliest Slavic literature
capital (H)  ............  under Bulgarian tsar in late 10th & early 11th cen.

Sources and Contributors:
Lychnidos..........  [GRLPSC, VP]
....................  GRI Photo Archive, Authority File (1998) 5828
....................  Princeton Encyclopedia of Classical Sites (1979) 536
Lychnidus..........  [VP]
....................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) II, 684
Ochrid..........  [GRLPSC]
.................  Princeton Encyclopedia of Classical Sites (1979)
Ochrida..........  [VP]
.................  Times Atlas of World History (1989) 350
Ohrid..........  [BHA, VP Preferred]
..............  Canby, Historic Places (1984) II, 684
..............  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
..............  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) VIII, 891-892
..............  New Catholic Encyclopedia (1967-1989) III, 944
..............  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
..............  Princeton Encyclopedia of Classical Sites (1979) 536
..............  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
Okhrida..........  [VP]
.................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) II, 684
Orchid..........  [VP]
.................  Times Atlas of World History (1989) 350
Subject: .....  [BHA, GRLPSC, VP]
..................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) II, 684
..................  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) VIII, 891-892
..................  GRI Photo Archive, Authority File (1998) 5828
..................  New Catholic Encyclopedia (1967-1989) III, 944
..................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
..................  Princeton Encyclopedia of Classical Sites (1979) 536
..................  Times Atlas of World History (1989) 350
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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