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ID: 7016143
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/tgn/7016143

 

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

Coordinates:
Lat: 36 51 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 36.8500  decimal degrees
Long: 010 20 00 E  degrees minutes   Long: 10.3333  decimal degrees

Note: Famed ancient city on Gulf of Tunis; center of powerful state that conquered Sardinia, Malta, and Balearic Islands in the 6th century BCE; battled Rome in 100-year Punic Wars; ruined by Rome in 146 BCE, but rebuilt as a Roman city; rebuilt by Vandals, ruined by Arabs in 698.

Names:
Carthage (preferred,C,V,S)
Karthago (C,O)
Cartagine (C,O,Italian-P,U,N)
Qarṭājannah (C,V)
Carthago (C,V,Latin-P,U,N)  ............ Roman
Colonia Julia Carthago (C,V,Latin,U,N)  ............ Roman, from 29 BCE
Qarthadasht (C,V)
Kart-Hadasht (C,V)
Kart-hadasht (C,V)  ............ Phoenician
Quart Hadasha (C,V)
Kart Hadash (C,V)
Karchedon (C,V)
Karth-Hadtha (C,V)
Qart-ḥadašt (C,V,Phoenician,U)
Carchēdo (C,V)
Καρχηδών (C,V,Ancient Greek,U)
Karkhēdōn (C,V,Ancient Greek (transliterated),U)
קרתא חדתא (C,V,Aramaic,U)
Qarta Ḥdatha (C,V)
Carθaza (C,V,Etruscan,U)

Hierarchical Position:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Africa (continent)  ....  Africa (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of Tūnis (nation)  ........  Tūnis (nation) (P)
Hierarchy of Tunis (governorate)  ............  Tunis (governorate) (P)
Hierarchy of Carthage (deserted settlement)  ................  Carthage (deserted settlement) (P)

Additional Parents:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Carthaginian Empire (former nation/state/empire)  ....  Carthaginian Empire (former nation/state/empire) (P)
Hierarchy of Carthage (deserted settlement)  ........  Carthage (deserted settlement)
 
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Roman Empire (former nation/state/empire)  ....  Roman Empire (former nation/state/empire) (P,H)
Hierarchy of Africa (province)  ........  Africa (province) (P,H) from 146 BCE
Hierarchy of Carthage (deserted settlement)  ............  Carthage (deserted settlement) (P,H)

Place Types:
deserted settlement (preferred, C)
archaeological site (C)
city-state (H)  ............  traditionally founded in 814 BCE by Phoenicians of Tyre; declined some centuries after destruction by Arabs in 698
inhabited place (H)

Related geographic places:
capital of ....  Carthaginian Empire .......... (former nation/state/empire)
..................  (World) [7594123]

Sources and Contributors:
Καρχηδών..........  [VP]
.................  Archaeology Magazine [online] (2000-)
קרתא חדתא..........  [VP]
....................  Archaeology Magazine [online] (2000-)
Carθaza..........  [VP]
.................  Archaeology Magazine [online] (2000-)
Carchēdo..........  [VP]
.................  Hazlitt, Classical Gazetteer (1995) 95
Cartagine..........  [VP]
....................  Sansoni, Italian Dictionary (1984) 136
Carthage..........  [BHA, GRLPSC, VP Preferred]
.................  Archaeology Magazine [online] (2000-)
.................  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
.................  Petit Robert II, Noms (1989)
.................  Princeton Encyclopedia of Classical Sites (1979)
.................  USBGN: Foreign Gazetteers
Carthago..........  [GRLPSC, VP]
.................  Princeton Encyclopedia of Classical Sites (1979)
.................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 225
Colonia Julia Carthago..........  [VP]
.........................................  Encyclopedia Britannica Online (2002-2014) accessed 6 July 2004
Karchedon..........  [VP]
....................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) I, 158-159
Karkhēdōn..........  [VP]
....................  Archaeology Magazine [online] (2000-)
Kart Hadash..........  [VP]
.......................  ARLIS/NA: Ancient Site Names (1995)
Kart-Hadasht..........  [VP]
.......................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) I, 158-159
Kart-hadasht..........  [VP]
.......................  Encyclopedia Britannica Online (2002-2014) accessed 6 July 2004
Karthago..........  [VP]
.................  Langenscheidt German Dictionary (1974) I, 874
Karth-Hadtha..........  [VP]
.......................  Hazlitt, Classical Gazetteer (1995) 95
Qart-ḥadašt..........  [VP]
.......................  Archaeology Magazine [online] (2000-)
Qarta Ḥdatha..........  [VP]
.......................  Archaeology Magazine [online] (2000-)
Qarṭājannah..........  [VP]
.......................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
Qarthadasht..........  [VP]
.......................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) I, 158-159
Quart Hadasha..........  [VP]
..........................  ARLIS/NA: Ancient Site Names (1995)
Subject: .....  [BHA, GRLPSC, VP]
..................  ARLIS/NA: Ancient Site Names (1995)
..................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) I, 158-159
..................  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
..................  Encyclopedia Britannica Online (2002-2014) accessed 6 July 2004
..................  Hazlitt, Classical Gazetteer (1995) 95
..................  Langenscheidt German Dictionary (1974) I, 874
..................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
..................  Petit Robert II, Noms (1989)
..................  Princeton Encyclopedia of Classical Sites (1979)
..................  Sansoni, Italian Dictionary (1984) 136
..................  USBGN: Foreign Gazetteers
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 225
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]
..........  Archaeology Magazine [online] (2000-)
..........  Princeton Encyclopedia of Classical Sites (1979)

 

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