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ID: 8698184
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/tgn/8698184

 

Record Type: administrative
Hierarchy of Pandyan Empire (former nation/state/empire)  Pandyan Empire (former nation/state/empire)

Coordinates:
Lat: 12 24 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 12.4000  decimal degrees
Long: 079 09 36 E  degrees minutes   Long: 79.1600  decimal degrees

Note: Territories in what is now south India and Sri Lanka, ruled by the Pandyan dynasty, mentioned by Greek authors as early as the 4th century BCE. Revived in the 7th century, operating from Madurai. Internal fighting and invasions from the 12th century onwards led to its demise.

Names:
Pandyan Empire (preferred,C,V)
Pandyan kingdom (C,V)

Hierarchical Position:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Asia (continent)  ....  Asia (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of Pandyan Empire (former nation/state/empire)  ........  Pandyan Empire (former nation/state/empire) (P)

Place Types:
former nation/state/empire (preferred, C)  ............  6th-13th centuries
kingdom (H)

Related geographic places:
capital is ....  Madurai .......... (inhabited place)
..................  (World, Asia, India, Tamil Nādu) [7001563]

Sources and Contributors:
Pandyan Empire..........  [VP]
.............................  Stanton, Cultural Sociology (2012) 48
Pandyan kingdom..........  [VP Preferred]
.............................  Encyclopedia of Empire, Wiley Online (2016-) accessed 21 October 2016
Subject: .....  [VP]
..................  Encyclopedia of Empire, Wiley Online (2016-) accessed 21 October 2016
..................  Google Maps online (2000-) accessed 21 October 2016
..................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 21 October 2016
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]
..........  Encyclopedia Britannica Online (2015-) accessed 21 October 2016
..........  Encyclopedia of Empire, Wiley Online (2016-) accessed 21 October 2016

 

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