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ID: 300404692
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/aat/300404692

 

Record Type: concept
apsarasas (spirits (beings), people in religion, ... People (hierarchy name))

 

Note: Heavenly, beautiful, female beings in Hindu and Buddhist religion. Often depicted as ethereal, flying, or cloud-borne female deities; for example, they may be depicted scattering flowers above preaching scenes.
 
Terms:
apsarasas (preferred,C,U,English-P,D,U,PN)
apsarasa (C,U,English,AD,U,SN)
apsaras (C,U,English,UF,U,U)
feitian (C,U,Chinese (transliterated),UF,U,U)
apsara's (C,U,Dutch-P,D,L,U)
apsara (C,U,Dutch,AD,U,U)
अप्सराः (C,U,Sanskrit,UF,U,SN)
अप्सरसः (C,U,Sanskrit,UF,U,PN)

Facet/Hierarchy Code:  H.HG

Hierarchical Position:

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 apsarasas
................................ apsarasas (G)

Additional Notes:
Dutch ..... Hemelse, mooie vrouwelijke wezens in de hindoeïstische en boeddhistische religie. Ze worden vaak afgebeeld als etherische, vliegende of op een wolk zwevende vrouwelijke godheden, bijvoorbeeld terwijl ze bloemen uitstrooien boven een scène met een prediking.  

Sources and Contributors:
अप्सराः............  [VP]
.................  Archaeology Magazine online (2005-)
अप्सरसः............  [VP]
.................  Archaeology Magazine online (2005-)
apsara............  [RKD, AAT-Ned]
.................  AAT-Ned (1994-)
apsaras............  [VP]
.................  Boner, Principles of Composition in Hindu Sculpture (1990)
apsara's............  [RKD, AAT-Ned Preferred]
.................  AAT-Ned (1994-)
apsarasa............  [VP]
.................  Agnew, Reed, Ball, Cave Temples of Dunhuang (2016)
apsarasas............  [VP Preferred]
....................  Agnew, Reed, Ball, Cave Temples of Dunhuang (2016)
....................  Boner, Principles of Composition in Hindu Sculpture (1990)
....................  Garg, Encyclopaedia of the Hindu World (1992)
feitian............  [VP]
.................  Agnew, Reed, Ball, Cave Temples of Dunhuang (2016) 272
 
Subject: .....  [RKD, AAT-Ned, VP]
............  Kranenborg, Hindoeïsme (1997) 78
............  UvA Talen
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]
.......... Agnew, Reed, Ball, Cave Temples of Dunhuang (2016)
.......... Archaeology Magazine online (2005-)
Dutch .......... [RKD, AAT-Ned]
.......... AAT-Ned (1994-)

 

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