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ID: 300207879
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/aat/300207879

 

Record Type: concept
divination (occult sciences, disciplines (concept), Disciplines (hierarchy name))

 

Note: Art or practice of obtaining secret knowledge or foretelling future events by employing supernatural or magical sources, omens, or oracles; it is based on the belief that revelations are offered to humans in extrarational forms of knowledge.
 
Terms:
divination (preferred,C,U,LC,English-P,D,U,U)
divinatory (C,U,English,AD,U,U)
waarzeggerij (C,U,Dutch-P,D,U,U)
predictie (C,U,Dutch,UF,U,U)
wichelarij (C,U,Dutch,UF,U,U)
adivinación (C,U,Spanish-P,D,U,U)

Facet/Hierarchy Code:  K.KD

Hierarchical Position:

Hierarchy of Activities Facet
Activities Facet
Hierarchy of Disciplines (hierarchy name)
.... Disciplines (hierarchy name) (G)
Hierarchy of disciplines (concept)
........ disciplines (concept) (G)
Hierarchy of occult sciences
............ occult sciences (G)
Hierarchy of divination
................ divination (G)

Additional Notes:
Dutch ..... De kunst of de praktijk van het voorspellen van toekomstige gebeurtenissen of het verkrijgen van geheime kennis door goddelijke bronnen, voortekens of orakels; gebaseerd op het geloof dat openbaringen aan mensen worden gedaan in zich aan de ratio onttrekkende vormen van kennis. 
Spanish ..... Arte o práctica de preveer eventos futuros u obtener conocimientos secretos a través de fuentes divinas, augurios, u oráculos; se basa en la creencia que las revelaciones son ofrecidas a los humanos por formas de conocimiento extra racionales. 

Related concepts:
distinguished from ....  dowsing
..................................  (<exploring and investigating techniques>, <processes and techniques by specific type>, Processes and Techniques (hierarchy name)) [300128739]
practiced/ studied by ....  diviners
......................................  (<people in the occult sciences>, <people by occupation>, ... People (hierarchy name)) [300207878]
uses ....  divination objects
........  (<object genres by function>, object genres (object classifications), Object Genres (hierarchy name)) [300263039]

Sources and Contributors:
adivinación............  [CDBP-SNPC Preferred, VP]
.......................  Moliner, Diccionario de uso del español (2004) I:56
.......................  TAA database (2000-)
divination............  [VP Preferred]
.......................  CDMARC Subjects: LCSH (1988-)
.......................  Concise Columbia Encyclopedia (1983) 236
.......................  Contributed as a candidate term Candidate term - AFRART - 10/91; 08/24/93
.......................  Drury, Dictionary of Mysticism (1985) 65
.......................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1991) Vol. 2, 85, in entry "occultism"
.......................  Random House Dictionary of the English Language (1987)
.......................  Thesaurus of Sociological Indexing Terms (1986)
.......................  Webster's Third New International Dictionary (1961)
.......................  World Book Encyclopedia (1982) Vol. 5, 197
divinatory............  [VP]
.......................  Contributed as a candidate term Candidate comment -- NALLON -- 5/3/94; requested as ALT.
.......................  Oxford English Dictionary (1989)
.......................  Random House Unabridged Dictionary (1993)
.......................  Webster's Third New International Dictionary (1961)
predictie............  [RKD, AAT-Ned]
....................  AAT-Ned (1994-)
....................  Van Dale Engels-Nederlands (1989)
....................  Van Dale groot woordenboek (1994)
waarzeggerij............  [RKD, AAT-Ned Preferred]
.......................  AAT-Ned (1994-)
.......................  Van Dale Engels-Nederlands (1989)
.......................  Van Dale groot woordenboek (1994)
wichelarij............  [RKD, AAT-Ned]
.......................  AAT-Ned (1994-)
.......................  Van Dale Engels-Nederlands (1989)
.......................  Van Dale groot woordenboek (1994)
 
Subject: .....  [CDBP-SNPC, RKD, AAT-Ned, VP]
............  Encyclopedia of Religion (1987) Vol. 9, 105, in esay on "magic;" divinatory magic
............  Van Dale Engels-Nederlands (1989)
............  Van Dale groot woordenboek (1994)
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]
.......... Concise Columbia Encyclopedia (1983)
Dutch .......... [RKD, AAT-Ned]
.......... AAT-Ned (1994-)
.......... Van Dale Engels-Nederlands (1989)
.......... Van Dale groot woordenboek (1994)
Spanish .......... [CDBP-SNPC]
.......... TAA database (2000-)

 

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