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Ērakleion (Greece)


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  • Variants

    • Hērakleion (Greece)
    • Candia (Greece)
    • Megalokastron (Greece)
    • Iráklion, Greece (City)
    • Iráklion (Crete, Greece)
    • Heraklion (Greece)
    • Iraklio (Greece)
    • Chandakas (Greece)
    • Khándax (Greece)
    • Hērakleion (Crete)
    • Heraklio (Greece)
    • Hērakleio Krētēs (Greece)
    • Hērakleion Krētēs (Greece)
    • Heraclion (Greece)
    • Kandiye (Greece)
    • Chandax (Greece)
    • Candy (Greece)
    • Candie (Greece)
    • Megalo Kastro (Greece)
    • Kastro (Crete, Greece)
    • Heracleum (Greece)
    • Iraclion (Greece)
    • Irákleio (Greece)
    • Ērakleio Krētēs (Greece)
    • Ērakleio (Greece)
    • Megalokastro (Greece)
    • Ἡράκλειον (Greece)
    • Χάνδακας (Greece)
    • Ἡράκλειο Κρήτης (Greece)
    • Ἡράκλειον Κρήτης (Greece)
    • Χάνδαξ (Greece)
    • Μεγάλο Κάστρο (Greece)
    • Κάστρο (Crete, Greece)
    • Ηράκλειο (Greece)
  • Additional Information

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    • Earlier Established Forms

      • Hērakleion (Crete)
      • Iráklion, Greece (City)
    • Sources

      • found: BGN Phone call 11/8/82(Iráklion, ppl 35°20ʹN 25°08ʹE)
      • found: Papyros-Larous(Ἡράκλειον = Hērakleion)
      • found: Col. Lipp. gaz.(Candia, Gr. Herakleion or Iraklion)
      • found: Int. Conf. on Singularities and Dynamical Systems (1983 : Hērakleion, Crete). Singularities & dynamical systems, 1985:CIP t.p. (Heraklion, Greece)
      • found: Nelles Verlag. Kreta, Strassenkarte, Stadtpläne ... 1985:map recto (Iraklio)
      • found: Anekdota Venetika engrapha gia tous Kornarous ... 1986:t.p. (Χάνδακα = Chandaka)
      • found: BGN(Khándax see Iráklion, ppl, 35°20ʹN 25°08ʹE)
      • found: NATO Advanced Res. Workshop on Semiconductor Device Reliability (1989 : Herakleion, Greece). Semiconductor device reliability, 1989:CIP t.p. (Heraklio, Crete, Greece)
      • found: Palimpsēston, Dek. 1985:cover (Ἡράκλειο Κρήτης = Hērakleio Krētēs); Dek. 1987: cover (Ἡράκλειον Κρήτης = Hērakleion Krētēs)
      • found: Machine learning, 1995:CIP t.p. (Heraclion, Crete, Greece)
      • found: Kandiye, 1669-1720 : the formation of a merchant class, 1993:p. iii (Kandiye was the capital of Crete at the time of Ottoman conquest in 1669)
      • found: Wikipedia, Jan. 4, 2010(Heraklion or Iraklion (Greek: Ηράκλειον [Ērakleion]; Venetian: Candia); largest city and capital of Crete; also spelled Herakleion, a transliteration of the ancient Greek and Katharevousa name, Ἡράκλειον, or Iraklio; for centuries it was known as Candia, a Venetian adaptation of the earlier Greek name Χάνδαξ (= Chandax) or Χάνδακας (= Chandakas), which in turn came from the Arabic rabḍ al-ḫandaq; English form Candy, derived from French Candie; under the Ottomans, known officially as Kandiye, but informally in Greek as Megalo Kastro (Μεγάλο Κάστρο); in the local vernacular, it is often called Κάστρο (= Kastro))
      • found: GEOnet, Jan. 4, 2010(Irákleion--seat of a first-order administrative division, 35°19ʹ30ʺN 025°07ʹ50ʺE, variants: Candia; Candie; Ērakleion; Heracleum; Herákleion; Heraklion; Iraclion; Irákleio; Iráklion; Khandax; Megalokastro; Megalokastron; four other populated places listed under Iráklion)
      • found: Greek Wikipedia, Jan. 4, 2010(under Ηράκλειο Κρήτης: Ηράκλειο = Ērakleio; under Ηράκλειο (αποσαφήνιση): Ηράκλειο or Ηράκλειον)
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    • Change Notes

      • 1981-01-13: new
      • 2016-12-24: revised
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