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ID: 901000611
Page link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/ia/901000611
Record Type: Character/Person

Amos (Old Testament character)

Note: Hebrew prophet having a biblical book named for him. He foretold the destruction of the northern kingdom of Israel and, as a prophet of doom, anticipated later Old Testament prophets.

Display Date: flourished 8th century BCE

Names:
Amos (Old Testament character) (preferred,English-P,D,N)
Amos, the Prophet (Old Testament character) (English,U,N)
עמוס (Old Testament character) (Hebrew,U,N)

Hierarchical Position:
Legend, Religion, Mythology (P)
....<Old Testament iconography> (P)
........<Old Testament characters> (P)
............Amos (Old Testament character) (I)
Related Iconography:
source is .... Bible, Old Testament
..........(Literature and Performing Arts, Named written and performed works, Literary works: Philosophy, Religion, Bible (sacred literature, Judeo-Christian), Bible, Old Testament (Biblical books, sacred texts)) [901000253]

Other Relationships:
role/characteristic is .... religious character
.....(characters (people by activity), people by activity, people (agents), People (hierarchy name)) (AAT)
culture/religion is .... Old Testament (culture or period)
.....(Ancient Middle Eastern, Near Eastern (Early Western World), Early Western World, styles, periods, and cultures by region, Styles and Periods (hierarchy name)) (AAT)
role/characteristic is .... prophet
.....(people by activity, people (agents), People (hierarchy name)) (AAT)
culture/religion is .... Ancient Hebrew (culture or style)
.....(Near Eastern (Early Western World), Early Western World, styles, periods, and cultures by region, Styles and Periods (hierarchy name)) (AAT)

Sources:
Amos (Old Testament character)
................Encyclopedia Britannica Online (2002-)
................Library of Congress Authorities online (2002-) n 50021898
................Rijksmuseum [online] (2000-)
................Iconclass 2100 Browser (2009-) in 71O134 Amos sees a basket of fruit
Amos, the Prophet (Old Testament character)
................Encyclopedia Britannica Online (2002-)
עמוס (Old Testament character)
................Library of Congress Authorities online (2002-)
Iconography Record Sources:
................ Encyclopedia Britannica Online (2002-) "Amos," accessed 29 June 2017

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