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Rome

This term has 8,986 records attributed within our system.

Term type

Place
AAT
Place name
Geographical keyword
Object name

Broader Terms used

Italy
Papal States

Narrower Terms used

Ostia

Term used for

Roma
Rome Italy

Created

11yrs ago

Getty TGN Information

City positioned on 7 hills over the swampy Tiber river area; one of the oldest continuously occupied sites in Europe. Archaeological evidence attests to human occupation of the area from ca. 14,000 years ago, but the dense layer of later debris obscures Palaeolithic and Neolithic sites. Was an Etruscan city by 8th cen. BCE, their kings expelled and republic established by 500 BCE; soon ruled vast area and was center of Empire from 31 BCE; declined when capital moved to Constantinople in 330 CE; revived under popes.

Closely matched 3rd party resources

http://nomisma.org/id/rome
http://vocab.getty.edu/tgn/7000874
http://sws.geonames.org/3169070
http://pleiades.stoa.org/places/423025

Nomisma Definition

The mint at the ancient site of Rome in Latium.

Labels in other languages sourced via Nomisma

Rome
Roma
Ρώμη
Roma
古罗马
Řím
Рим
Roma
Róma
Roma

Concept type

Mint

Map via Nomisma

Connected records

Aureus

Maker(s)

Ruler: Nero (AD 54-68)
Ruler: Agrippina II (AD 49-54) (Struck in the name of)
State: Roman Empire
Mint: Rome

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