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ID: 6002793
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Record Type: administrative
Hierarchy of Istakhr (deserted settlement)  Istakhr (deserted settlement)

Coordinates:
Lat: 29 58 51 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 29.9800  decimal degrees
Long: 052 54 34 E  degrees minutes   Long: 52.9090  decimal degrees

Note: Built on prehistoric 4th millennium BCE site; occupied by Achaemenians, Parthians & Sassanians; repulsed 1st Arab attack 640 CE, forced to surrender 643; citizens rebelled & killed Arab governor; recaptured 648; destroyed in 10th cen. by Buyids.

Names:
Istakhr (preferred,C,V)
Estakhr (C,V)
Estaxr‎ (C,V)
Takht-i Tavoos (H,V)

Hierarchical Position:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Asia (continent)  ....  Asia (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of Iran (nation)  ........  Iran (nation) (P)
Hierarchy of Fārs (province)  ............  Fārs (province) (P)
Hierarchy of Istakhr (deserted settlement)  ................  Istakhr (deserted settlement) (P)

Additional Parents:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Asia (continent)  ....  Asia (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of Persia (historical region)  ........  Persia (historical region) (P,H)
Hierarchy of Istakhr (deserted settlement)  ............  Istakhr (deserted settlement) (P,H)

Place Types:
deserted settlement (preferred, C)
archaeological site (C)
inhabited place (H)
town (H)
provincial capital (H)  ............  during the Seleucid period until the end of the Abbasid caliphate in Iran
Seleucid (H)

Sources and Contributors:
Estakhr..........  [VP]
.................  Archaeology Magazine [online] (2000-)
Estaxr‎..........  [VP]
.................  Archaeology Magazine [online] (2000-)
Istakhr..........  [VP Preferred]
.................  Times Atlas of World History (1993) 346
Takht-i Tavoos..........  [VP]
.............................  Matheson, Persia Archaeological (1972) 218-219
Subject: .....  [VP]
..................  Matheson, Persia Archaeological (1972) 218-219
..................  Times Atlas of World History (1993) 346
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]
..........  Archaeology Magazine [online] (2000-)

 

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