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ID: 6000548
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/tgn/6000548

 

Record Type: administrative
Hierarchy of Ashdod (deserted settlement)  Ashdod (deserted settlement)

Coordinates:
Lat: 31 48 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 31.8000  decimal degrees
Long: 034 39 00 E  degrees minutes   Long: 34.6500  decimal degrees

Note: Ruined settlement near the modern city of the same name. It was conquered by the Philistines during the 12th century BCE, and became one of five chief cities of Philistia. In the 8th century BCE, it was captured by King Uzziah and taken by the Assyrians. In was later besieged by Egypt for 29 years during the 7th century BCE. It was later annexed to Syria by Pompey.

Names:
Ashdod (preferred,C,V)
Asdud (C,V)
Azotus (H,V)  ............ Latin name
Azotos (H,V)  ............ ancient Greek name
Isdud (C,V)
אַשְׁדּוֹד (C,V,Hebrew ,U)
اشدود‎, إسدود (C,V,Arabic,U)

Hierarchical Position:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Asia (continent)  ....  Asia (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of Israel (nation)  ........  Israel (nation) (P)
Hierarchy of HaDarom (national district)  ............  HaDarom (national district) (P)
Hierarchy of Ashdod (deserted settlement)  ................  Ashdod (deserted settlement) (P)

Place Types:
deserted settlement (preferred, C)  ............  settled in Bronze Age
city (H)  ............  of Philistines
inhabited place (H)
village (H)  ............  during Middle Ages
episcopal see (H)  ............  during Byzantine control

Related geographic places:
near/adjacent to ....  Ashdod .......... (inhabited place)
..............................  (World, Asia, Israel, HaDarom) [7001373]

Sources and Contributors:
אַשְׁדּוֹד..........  [VP]
.......................  Archaeology Magazine [online] (2000-)
اشدود‎, إسدود..........  [VP]
..........................  Archaeology Magazine [online] (2000-)
Asdud..........  [VP]
..............  Canby, Historic Places (1984) I, 52
Ashdod..........  [VP Preferred]
.................  Archaeology Magazine [online] (2000-)
.................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1985) I, 623
Azotos..........  [VP]
.................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984) 81
Azotus..........  [VP]
.................  Times Atlas of World History (1993) 337
Subject: .....  [VP]
..................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) I, 52
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1985) I, 623
..................  Times Atlas of World History (1993) 337
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984) 81
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]
..........  Archaeology Magazine [online] (2000-)
..........  Encyclopedia Britannica Online (2002-2014)

 

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