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ID: 6002235
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/tgn/6002235

 

Record Type: administrative
Hierarchy of Germania Superior (province)  Germania Superior (province)

Coordinates:
Lat: 50 00 22 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 50.0062  decimal degrees
Long: 008 16 14 E  degrees minutes   Long: 8.2706  decimal degrees

Note: Territory annexed by the Roman emperor Augustus and later expanded by Domitian. Domitian made the southernmost parts of Gallia Belgica into the separate province of Germania Superior. It bordered southern Gaul and Noricum in the east. Mainz was the capital of the province. The Romans abandoned the area ca. 451 CE.

Names:
Germania Superior (preferred,C,V,Spanish)
Germania Superior ()
Upper Germany (C,U,English)
Germania Superiore (C,U,Italian)
Germanie supérieure (C,U,O,French)
Haute-Germanie (C,U,French)
Obergermanien (C,U,German)

Hierarchical Position:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Roman Empire (former nation/state/empire)  ....  Roman Empire (former nation/state/empire) (P,H)
Hierarchy of Germania Superior (province)  ........  Germania Superior (province) (P,H) ca. 27 BCE-ca. 451 CE

Additional Parents:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Europe (continent)  ....  Europe (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of Gaul (historical region)  ........  Gaul (historical region) (P)
Hierarchy of Gallia Belgica (province)  ............  Gallia Belgica (province) (P,H)
Hierarchy of Germania Superior (province)  ................  Germania Superior (province) (P)

Place Types:
province (preferred, H)  ............  of the Roman Empire
former administrative division (C)
first level subdivision (H)

Sources and Contributors:
Germania Superior..........  [VP Preferred]
................................  Encyclopedia Britannica Online (1994-2002)
................................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 8378507
................................  Times Atlas of World History (1993) 344
Germania Superiore..........  [VP]
...................................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 8378507
Germanie supĂ©rieure..........  [VP]
...................................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 8378507
Haute-Germanie..........  [VP]
.............................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 8378507
Obergermanien..........  [VP]
..........................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 8378507
Upper Germany..........  [VP]
..........................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 8378507
Subject: .....  [VP]
..................  Encyclopedia Britannica Online (1994-2002)
..................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 8378507
..................  Times Atlas of World History (1993) 344
..................  Wikipedia (2000-) https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Germania_superior
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]
..........  Encyclopedia Britannica Online (2002-2014) accessed 28 June 2004

 

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