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ID: 1041930
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/tgn/1041930

 

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

Coordinates:
Lat: 38 31 30 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 38.5250  decimal degrees
Long: 022 22 23 E  degrees minutes   Long: 22.3731  decimal degrees

Note: At foot of Mount Parnassus; thrived as ancient city of central Greece; Amphissa attempted to rebuild ruined town of Crisa on plain sacred to Apollo, causing Fourth Sacred War in 340 BC; destroyed by Philip II of Macedon 339 BC.

Names:
Amfissa (preferred,C,V)
Amphissa (C,V)
Ámfissa (C,V,Greek (transliterated),U)
Sálona (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 Phocis (regional division)  ................  Phocis (regional division) (P)
Hierarchy of Amfissa (inhabited place)  ....................  Amfissa (inhabited place) (P)

Place Types:
inhabited place (preferred, C)  ............  was important ancient center
town (C)
regional capital (C)

Sources and Contributors:
Amfissa..........  [VP Preferred]
.................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) 12
Ámfissa..........  [VP]
.................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
.................  Rand McNally Atlas (1994) I-6
Amphissa..........  [VP]
.................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) I, 30
Sálona..........  [VP]
.................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) I, 30
Subject: .....  [VP]
..................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) I, 30
..................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-) -813822
..................  Rand McNally Atlas (1994) I-6
..................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) 12
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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