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ID: 7008561
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/tgn/7008561

 

Record Type: administrative
Hierarchy of Salamanca (inhabited place)  Salamanca (inhabited place)

Coordinates:
Lat: 40 58 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 40.9667  decimal degrees
Long: 005 39 00 W  degrees minutes   Long: -5.6500  decimal degrees

Note: Sacked by Carthaginian general Hannibal 217 BC; warfare in area among Christians & Moors 8th-11th cen.; repopulated by Christians 1087-1102; Carmelite convent founded by Saint Teresa of Ávila 1570; Plaza Mayor designed by Alberto de Churriguera.

Names:
Salamanca (preferred,C,V)
Helmantica (H,V)  ............ ancient
Salamantica (H,V)
Salmantica (H,V)

Hierarchical Position:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Europe (continent)  ....  Europe (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of Spain (nation)  ........  Spain (nation) (P)
Hierarchy of Castilla y León (autonomous community)  ............  Castilla y León (autonomous community) (P)
Hierarchy of Salamanca (province)  ................  Salamanca (province) (P)
Hierarchy of Salamanca (inhabited place)  ....................  Salamanca (inhabited place) (P)

Place Types:
inhabited place (preferred, C)  ............  Iberian settlement
city (C)
provincial capital (C)
tourist center (C)
educational center (C)  ............  University of Salamanca founded under Alfonso IX in 1218

Sources and Contributors:
Helmantica..........  [VP]
.......................  GRI Photo Archive, Authority File (1998) 11760
.......................  Times Atlas of World History (1993) 345
Salamanca..........  [BHA, GRLPSC, VP Preferred]
....................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) X, 347
....................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
....................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
Salamantica..........  [VP]
.......................  Times Atlas of World History (1993) 354
Salmantica..........  [VP]
.......................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) X, 347
Subject: .....  [BHA, GRLPSC, VP]
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) X, 347
..................  GRI Photo Archive, Authority File (1998) 11760
..................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-) -400105
..................  Times Atlas of World History (1993) 345; 354
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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