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ID: 300379749
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/aat/300379749

 

Record Type: concept
phoenixes (legendary beings, Animalia (kingdom), ... Living Organisms (hierarchy name))

 

Note: Mythical birds resembling an eagle but having red and gold plumage. The phoenix was said to live for hundreds of years, then it would burn itself in a funeral pyre or temple sacrifice, only to rise from the ashes with renewed youth. Variations of the myth place the birds in the deserts of Arabia or in ancient Egypt.
 
Terms:
phoenixes (preferred,C,U,English-P,D,U,PN)
phoenix (C,U,English,AD,U,U)

Facet/Hierarchy Code:  H.HL

Hierarchical Position:

Hierarchy of Agents Facet
Agents Facet
Hierarchy of Living Organisms (hierarchy name)
.... Living Organisms (hierarchy name) (G)
Hierarchy of living organisms (entities)
........ living organisms (entities) (G)
Hierarchy of Eukaryota (domain)
............ Eukaryota (domain) (G)
Hierarchy of Animalia (kingdom)
................ Animalia (kingdom) (G)
Hierarchy of legendary beings
.................... legendary beings (G)
Hierarchy of phoenixes
........................ phoenixes (G,U)

Sources and Contributors:
phoenix............  [VP]
.................  Oxford English Dictionary Online (2002-)
phoenixes............  [JPGM Preferred, VP]
....................  J. Paul Getty Museum database for collections (2000-)
....................  Oxford English Dictionary Online (2002-)
....................  Webster's Third New International Dictionary (2002)
 
Subject: .....  [JPGM, VP]
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]
.......... Oxford English Dictionary Online (2002-)
.......... Webster's Third New International Dictionary (2002)

 

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