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ID: 300003725
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/aat/300003725

 

Record Type: concept
altars (religious fixtures) (<altars and altar components>, religious building fixtures, ... Components (hierarchy name))

 

Note: Elevated platforms or constructions upon which religious sacrifice is offered or other religious or spiritual activities carried out. In a Christian church altars are platforms where Eucharistic elements are consecrated, in the ancient tradition of a sacrifice. Includes both indoor small, tablelike fixtures and larger, free-standing, outdoor structures. It consists of a horizontal part, the mensa, placed on various types of supports. For the surface at which communion is celebrated in Protestant churches, use "communion tables."
 
Terms:
altars (religious fixtures) (preferred,C,U,LC,English-P,D,U,PN)
altars (religious fixtures) (Spanish-P,D,U,PN)
altar (religious fixture) (C,U,English,AD,U,SN)
altar (religious fixture) (Spanish,AD,U,SN)
altaren (C,U,Dutch-P,D,U,U)
altaar (C,U,Dutch,AD,U,SN)
autels (C,U,French-P,D,U,PN)
autel (C,U,French,AD,U,SN)
altari (C,U,Italian-P,D,U,PN)
altare (altars) (C,U,Italian,AD,U,SN)
altares (C,U,Spanish,UF,U,PN)
ara (C,U,Spanish,UF,U,SN)

Facet/Hierarchy Code:  V.PJ

Hierarchical Position:

Hierarchy of Objects Facet
Objects Facet
Hierarchy of Components (hierarchy name)
.... Components (hierarchy name) (G)
Hierarchy of components (objects parts)
........ components (objects parts) (G)
Hierarchy of <components by specific context>
............ <components by specific context> (G)
Hierarchy of architectural elements
................ architectural elements (G)
Hierarchy of <architectural elements by building type>
.................... <architectural elements by building type> (G)
Hierarchy of religious building fixtures
........................ religious building fixtures (G)
Hierarchy of <altars and altar components>
............................ <altars and altar components> (G)
Hierarchy of altars (religious fixtures)
................................ altars (religious fixtures) (G)

Additional Notes:
Dutch ..... Wordt gebruikt voor constructies waarop religieuze offerandes worden gedaan. Omvat zowel kleine, tafelachtige bouwsels als grotere, vrijstaande constructies die zich buiten bevinden. Voor het oppervlak waaraan communie wordt gevierd in protestantse kerken wordt 'Avondmaalstafels' gebruikt. 
Italian ..... Costruzione o mobile destinata al sacrificio della messa. È composta di un piano orizzontale, la mensa d'altare, posto su un supporto di forme variate. La denominazione dell'altare varia a seconda della collocazione (altare maggiore, ecc.), della destinazione liturgica privilegiata (altare del SS. Sacramento, ecc.) e della sua morfologia (altare a blocco, ecc.). L'altare puù essere eventualmente collocato all'aperto. 

Related concepts:
contextualized in ....  eucharists
................................  (religious ceremonies, ceremonies, ... Events (hierarchy name)) [300264326]
created by ....  altar makers
..................  (<artists by medium or work type>, artists (visual artists), ... People (hierarchy name)) [300420020]
created by ....  altarpiece makers
..................  (altarpiece artists, <artists by medium or work type>, ... People (hierarchy name)) [300435121]
locus/setting for ....  altarpieces
................................  (religious visual works, <visual works by function>, ... Visual and Verbal Communication (hierarchy name)) [300075940]
meaning/usage overlaps with ....  communion tables
..................................................  (<tables by function>, tables (support furniture), ... Furnishings and Equipment (hierarchy name)) [300039646]
provide context ....  altar kneelers
............................  (kneelers (furniture), <fixtures for seating or kneeling in Christian religious buildings>, ... Components (hierarchy name)) [300391094]
provide context ....  altar vases
............................  (flower vases, vases, ... Furnishings and Equipment (hierarchy name)) [300404187]
provide context ....  temple vases
............................  (vases, vessels (containers), ... Furnishings and Equipment (hierarchy name)) [300434527]

Sources and Contributors:
altaar............  [RKD, AAT-Ned, VP]
.................  AAT-Ned (1994-)
.................  Provenance Index Databases, Authority file (1985-)
.................  Van Dale Engels-Nederlands (1989)
altar (religious fixture)............  [AASLH Preferred, CDBP-SNPC Preferred, CHIN / RCIP Preferred, VP]
............................................  AASLH data (2016-)
............................................  Alvarez et al., Diccionario de la decoración (1968) 40
............................................  Chenhall, Revised Nomenclature (1988)
............................................  CHIN / RCIP translation (2016-)
............................................  Nomenclature database (2018-) http://nomenclature.info/nom/13094; scheme: Nomenclature-Objects
............................................  Nomenclature for Museum Cataloging / Nomenclature pour le catalogage translation project (2016-) 13094
............................................  Paniagua Soto, Vocabulario Básico de Arquitectura (1993) 40
............................................  Paniagua, Vocabulario Básico de Arquitectura (1998) 40
............................................  Parks Canada Descriptive Dictionary of Objects / Dictionnaire descriptif d’objets (c 1996)
............................................  Tesauro de Arte & Arquitectura (TAA) [online] (2000-)
altare (altars)............  [ICCD Preferred, VP]
.............................  ICCD database (1988-)
altaren............  [RKD, AAT-Ned Preferred]
.................  AAT-Ned (1994-)
.................  Van Dale Engels-Nederlands (1989)
altares............  [CDBP-SNPC, VP]
.................  Comité, Plural del término en singular
altari............  [VP]
.................  Cassell's Italian Dictionary (1983)
altars (religious fixtures)............  [CDBP-SNPC, GCI Preferred, VP Preferred]
...............................................  AATA database (2002-) 120331 checked 26 January 2012
...............................................  Avery Index (1963-)
...............................................  CDMARC Subjects: LCSH (1988-)
...............................................  Harris, Historic Architecture Sourcebook (1977)
...............................................  Oxford English Dictionary (1961)
...............................................  RIBA, Architectural Keywords (1982)
...............................................  RILA, Subject Headings (1975-1990)
...............................................  Tesauro de Arte & Arquitectura (TAA) [online] (2000-)
ara............  [CDBP-SNPC]
...........  Alvarez et al., Diccionario de la decoración (1968) 57
autel............  [AASLH, CHIN / RCIP, VP]
..............  AASLH data (2016-)
..............  Cassell's French Dictionary (1981)
..............  CHIN / RCIP translation (2016-)
..............  Nomenclature database (2018-) http://nomenclature.info/nom/13094; scheme: Nomenclature-Objects
..............  Nomenclature for Museum Cataloging / Nomenclature pour le catalogage translation project (2016-) 13094
..............  Parks Canada Descriptive Dictionary of Objects / Dictionnaire descriptif d’objets (c 1996)
autels............  [VP]
.................  Boily et al., Religious Objects (1994) 89
 
Subject: .....  [AASLH, CDBP-SNPC, CHIN / RCIP, GCI, ICCD, RKD, AAT-Ned, VP]
............  AASLH data (2016-)
............  AATA database (2002-) 120331 checked 26 January 2012
............  Boily et al., Religious Objects (1994) 89
............  CHIN / RCIP translation (2016-)
............  Contributed as a candidate term Candidate term -- ROR -- June 1995; coordinable by indexer/searcher; altar steps
............  Nomenclature database (2018-) http://nomenclature.info/nom/13094; scheme: Nomenclature-Objects
............  Nomenclature for Museum Cataloging / Nomenclature pour le catalogage translation project (2016-)
............  Parks Canada Descriptive Dictionary of Objects / Dictionnaire descriptif d’objets (c 1996)
............  RILA, Subject Headings (1975-1990) precoor.; Rococo altars; Baroque altars; Medieval altars; Renaissance altars; Early Christian altars
............  Van Dale Engels-Nederlands (1989)
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]
.......... Catholic Encyclopedia [online] (2003-)
.......... Encyclopedia Britannica Online (2002-)
.......... Thesaurus des Objets Religieux (1999)
Dutch .......... [RKD, AAT-Ned]
.......... AAT-Ned (1994-)
.......... Van Dale Engels-Nederlands (1989)
Italian .......... [VP]
.......... Thesaurus del corredo ecclesiastico [online] (1999)

 

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