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ID: 7011581
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/tgn/7011581

 

Record Type: administrative
Hierarchy of Velikiy Novgorod (inhabited place)  Velikiy Novgorod (inhabited place)

Coordinates:
Lat: 58 31 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 58.5167  decimal degrees
Long: 031 17 00 E  degrees minutes   Long: 31.2833  decimal degrees

Note: Cultural center of medieval Europe, noted for school of painting; was site of many power struggles between Tartars, Swedes and local princes 12th-16th century; devastated by Ivan IV in 1570; suffered heavy damage during WW II; known for architecture.

Names:
Velikiy Novgorod (preferred,C,V)
Velikiy-Novgorod (H,V)
Novgorod (C,V)
Nowgorod (C,V)
Great Novgorod (H,O)
Novgorod the Great (H,O)
Holmgard (H,O)  ............ medieval

Hierarchical Position:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Asia (continent)  ....  Asia (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of Russia (nation)  ........  Russia (nation) (P)
Hierarchy of Novgorodskaya Oblast' (oblast)  ............  Novgorodskaya Oblast' (oblast) (P)
Hierarchy of Velikiy Novgorod (inhabited place)  ................  Velikiy Novgorod (inhabited place) (P)

Place Types:
inhabited place (preferred, C)  ............  first mentioned in chronicles of 859
city (C)  ............  granted town status by Prince Yaroslav I the Wise of Kiev in 1019
regional capital (C)  ............  since 862
tourist center (C)
cultural center (C)
capital (H)  ............  of the independent republic of Sovereign Great Novgorod from 1136 until conquered by Ivan III in 1478

Related geographic places:
near/adjacent to ....  Ryurik Gorodishche .......... (deserted settlement)
..............................  (World, Asia, Russia, Novgorodskaya Oblast') [8711954]

Sources and Contributors:
Great Novgorod..........  [VP]
.............................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 873
Holmgard..........  [VP]
.................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
Novgorod..........  [BHA, GRLPSC, VP]
.................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) II, 676-677
.................  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
.................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) VIII, 811-812
.................  McGraw-Hill Encyclopedia of Russia(1961) 389
.................  Times Atlas of the World (1992) 142
Novgorod the Great..........  [VP]
...................................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) VIII, 873
Nowgorod..........  [VP]
.................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2004-2008) accessed 31 October 2006
Velikiy-Novgorod..........  [VP]
.............................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) II, 676
Velikiy Novgorod..........  [VP Preferred]
.............................  Allgemeines K├╝nstlerlexikon / Artists of the World (2009-) accessed 30 November 2017
.............................  USBGN Bulletin 19 (1999) 8
Subject: .....  [BHA, GRLPSC, VP]
..................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) II, 676; II, 676-677
..................  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) VIII, 811-812; VIII, 873
..................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
..................  McGraw-Hill Encyclopedia of Russia(1961) 389
..................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2004-2008) accessed 31 October 2006
..................  Times Atlas of the World (1992) 142
..................  USBGN Bulletin 19 (1999) 8
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 873
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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