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ID: 901001454
Page link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/ia/901001454
Record Type: Event/Narrative

Wise and Foolish Virgins (Christian parable)

Note: Parable from Gospel of Matthew 25:1-13, in which some virgin brides were prepared for the groom's arrival and others foolishly were not, referring to readiness for Christ's message and the last judgment.

Names:
Wise and Foolish Virgins (Christian parable) (preferred,b,English-P,D,N)
Parable of the Wise and Foolish Virgins (Christian parable) (English,U,N)
Parabola delle vergini sagge e delle vergini stolte (Christian parable) (Italian-P,D,N)

Hierarchical Position:
Legend, Religion, Mythology (P)
....<Christian iconography> (P)
........<Other Christian narratives> (P)
............Wise and Foolish Virgins (Christian parable) (I)
Related Iconography:
source is .... Bible, New Testament
..........(Literature and Performing Arts, Named written and performed works, Literary works: Philosophy, Religion, Bible (sacred literature, Judeo-Christian), Bible, New Testament (Biblical books, sacred texts)) [901000254]

Other Relationships:
role/characteristic is .... parable
.....(genres for literature, genres in literature and performing arts, concepts in the arts and humanities, Associated Concepts (hierarchy name)) (AAT)
culture/religion is .... Christianity
.....(Abrahamic religions, religions (belief systems, cultures), religions and religious concepts, Associated Concepts (hierarchy name)) (AAT)
topic is .... prepared
.....(processes and techniques by specific type, Processes and Techniques (hierarchy name)) (AAT)

Sources:
Wise and Foolish Virgins (Christian parable)
................Philadelphia Museum of Art online (2000-)
................Encyclopedia Britannica Online (2002-) in "Western sculpture," accessed 26 June 2017
Parable of the Wise and Foolish Virgins (Christian parable)
................Metropolitan Museum of Art [online] (2001-)
Parabola delle vergini sagge e delle vergini stolte (Christian parable)
................ICCD database (1988-)
Iconography Record Sources:
................ Iconclass 2100 Browser (2009-) in in 73C8411 the wise and foolish virgins sleeping
................ Metropolitan Museum of Art [online] (2001-) http://www.metmuseum.org/art/collection/search/340853

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