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ID: 901000821
Page link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/ia/901000821
Record Type: Character/Person

Joachim, Saint (Christian character)

Note: Father of the Virgin Mary, husband of St. Anne. The story of Joachim and Anne derives from the Protoevangelium of James. Joachim and Anne were pious but childless. Angels appeared to both Joachim and Anne announce the conception of a child; a child born of an elderly mother was thought to be destined for greatness.

Display Date: late 1st century BCE

Names:
Joachim, Saint (Christian character) (preferred,English-P,D,N)
Saint Joachim (Christian character) (English,A,N)
Joaquín, Saint (Christian character) (undetermined,U,N)
San Gioacchino (Christian character) (Italian-P,D,N)
יְהוֹיָקִים (Christian character) (Hebrew (transliterated),U,N)
Ἰωακείμ (Christian character) (Greek,U,N)

Hierarchical Position:
Legend, Religion, Mythology (P)
....<Christian iconography> (P)
........<Christian characters> (P)
............Joachim, Saint (Christian character) (I)
Related Iconography:
is actor for .... Meeting of Joachim and Anne at the Golden Gate
..........(Legend, Religion, Mythology, Christian iconography, Other Christian narratives, Life of Saint Anne (Christian iconography), Meeting of Joachim and Anne at the Golden Gate (Christian narrative)) [901001213]
consort/spouse of .... Anne, Saint
..........(Legend, Religion, Mythology, Christian iconography, Christian characters, Anne, Saint (Christian character)) [901001010]
parent of .... Blessed Virgin Mary
..........(Legend, Religion, Mythology, Christian iconography, Christian characters, Blessed Virgin Mary (Christian character)) [901000032]
source is .... Protoevangelium of James
..........(Literature and Performing Arts, Named written and performed works, Literary works: Philosophy, Religion, Bible (sacred literature, Judeo-Christian), Apocrypha (Biblical books, sacred texts), Protoevangelium of James (apocryphal Biblical book, ca. 145 CE)) [901001207]

Other Relationships:
role/characteristic is .... saint
.....(people by state or condition, people (agents), People (hierarchy name)) (AAT)
culture/religion is .... Christianity
.....(Abrahamic religions, religions (belief systems, cultures), religions and religious concepts, Associated Concepts (hierarchy name)) (AAT)

Sources:
Joachim, Saint (Christian character)
................Library of Congress Authorities online (2002-) n 85316820
................Catholic Encyclopedia [online], republished from 1913 edition (2003-)
Saint Joachim (Christian character)
................Catholic Encyclopedia [online], republished from 1913 edition (2003-)
Joaquín, Saint (Christian character)
................Library of Congress Authorities online (2002-)
San Gioacchino (Christian character)
................ICCD database (1988-)
יְהוֹיָקִים (Christian character)
................Wikipedia (2000-) https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Joachim
Ἰωακείμ (Christian character)
................Wikipedia (2000-) https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Joachim
Iconography Record Sources:
................ Iconclass 2100 Browser (2009-) 11H(JOACHIM)1 the father of Mary, Joachim
................ Catholic Encyclopedia [online], republished from 1913 edition (2003-)
................ Metropolitan Museum of Art [online] (2001-) http://www.metmuseum.org/collection/the-collection-online/search/464364
................ Source for image https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Joachim#/media/File:Santi_gioacchino_e_anna.jpg

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