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ID: 300389932
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/aat/300389932

 

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

 

Note: Mythical creatures represented in ancient Middle Eastern art as a lion or bull with eagles' wings and a human face. Regarded in traditional Christian angelology as an angel of the second highest order of the ninefold celestial hierarchy.
 
Terms:
cherubim (preferred,C,U,English-P,D,U,B)
cherubs (mythical beings) (C,U,English,UF,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 cherubim
........................ cherubim (G,U)

Additional Parents:

Hierarchy of Agents Facet
Agents Facet
Hierarchy of People (hierarchy name)
.... People (hierarchy name) (G)
Hierarchy of people (agents)
........ people (agents) (G)
Hierarchy of <people by occupation>
............ <people by occupation> (G)
Hierarchy of <people in the humanities>
................ <people in the humanities> (G)
Hierarchy of <people in religion and related occupations>
.................... <people in religion and related occupations> (G)
Hierarchy of people in religion
........................ people in religion (G)
Hierarchy of spirits (beings)
............................ spirits (beings) (G)
Hierarchy of angels (spirits)
................................ angels (spirits) (G)
Hierarchy of cherubim
.................................... cherubim (G)

Sources and Contributors:
cherubim............  [JPGM Preferred, VP Preferred]
.................  Encyclopedia Britannica Online (2002-)
.................  J. Paul Getty Museum, collections online (2000-)
.................  Oxford English Dictionary Online (2002-)
cherubs (mythical beings)............  [VP]
............................................  Oxford English Dictionary Online (2002-)
 
Subject: .....  [JPGM, VP]
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]
.......... Oxford English Dictionary Online (2002-)

 

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