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ID: 300391262
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/aat/300391262

 

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

 

Note: A term meaning “averter of evil,” and applied to lion-like mythological Chinese guardian creatures. Stone sculptures of bixie are often placed along spirit roads to protect tomb occupants from evil influences.
 
Terms:
bixie (preferred,C,U,English-P,D,U,U)
bixie (Chinese (transliterated Hanyu Pinyin)-P,D,U,U)
辟邪 (C,U,Chinese (traditional)-P,D,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 bixie
........................ bixie (G)

Sources and Contributors:
辟邪............  [VP]
...........  Personal Communication, Julia Grimes, Getty Research Institute (2014)
bixie............  [VP Preferred]
..............  Personal Communication, Julia Grimes, Getty Research Institute (2014)
..............  Tanner, China: A History (2008)
..............  Thorp and Vinograd, Chinese Art & Culture (2001) 129
 
Subject: .....  [VP]
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]
.......... Personal Communication, Julia Grimes, Getty Research Institute (2014)
.......... Tanner, China: A History (2008)

 

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