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ID: 300310679
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/aat/300310679

 

Record Type: concept
honmaru (defensive walls, <defensive walls and defensive wall components>, ... Components (hierarchy name))

 

Note: Main fortified areas of Japanese castle complexes, literally "main circles", that contained the "tenshu". These areas were the most protected parts of the castle and, in some cases, were used as the residences of the castle owners during wartime.
 
Terms:
honmaru (preferred,C,V,English-P,D,L,PN)
honmaru (German-P,D,B)
honmaru (Dutch-P,D,U,U)
honmaru (Japanese (transliterated)-P,D,U,PN)
Honmaru (C,V,Japanese (transliterated),UF,U,N)

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 fortification elements
........................ fortification elements (G)
Hierarchy of <defensive walls and defensive wall components>
............................ <defensive walls and defensive wall components> (G)
Hierarchy of defensive walls
................................ defensive walls (G)
Hierarchy of honmaru
.................................... honmaru (G)

Additional Notes:
Dutch ..... Versterkte hoofdgedeelten van Japanse kastelen die de ���tenshu' bevatten. Letterlijk betekent de term ���hoofdcirkels'. Dit waren de best beschermde delen van de kastelen en in sommige gevallen gebruikten de kasteelheren ze tijdens oorlogen om in te wonen. 
German ..... Bezeichnet den wichtigsten befestigten Bereich japanischer Burganlagen, buchstäblich "Hauptkreis", der den "Tenshu" enthalten. Dieser Bereich war der am besten gesicherte Teil der Burg und in einigen Fällen wurde er als Wohnsitz der Schlossbesitzer während des Krieges genutzt. 

Related concepts:
provide context ....  tenshu
............................  (fortification elements, <architectural elements by building type>, ... Components (hierarchy name)) [300310678]

Sources and Contributors:
honmaru............  [IfM-SMB-PK Preferred, RKD, AAT-Ned Preferred, VP Preferred]
.................  AAT-Ned (1994-)
.................  Gerhart, Tokugawa Authority and Chinese Exemplars, Monumenta Nipponica (1997)
.................  Gutschow, Die japanische Burgstadt (1976) 31
.................  JAANUS [online] (2001-) accessed 13 November 2008
.................  Mason, History of Japanese Art (1993) 389
Honmaru............  [VP]
.................  Grove Art Online (2008-) accessed 13 November 2008
 
Subject: .....  [IfM-SMB-PK, RKD, AAT-Ned, VP]
............  Gerhart, Tokugawa Authority and Chinese Exemplars, Monumenta Nipponica (1997)
............  Grove Art Online (2008-) accessed 13 November 2008
............  JAANUS [online] (2001-) accessed 13 November 2008
............  Mason, History of Japanese Art (1993) 389
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]
.......... Gerhart, Tokugawa Authority and Chinese Exemplars, Monumenta Nipponica (1997)
.......... Grove Art Online (2008-) accessed 13 November 2008
.......... JAANUS [online] (2001-) accessed 13 November 2008
.......... Mason, History of Japanese Art (1993) 389
Dutch .......... [RKD, AAT-Ned]
.......... AAT-Ned (1994-)
German .......... [IfM-SMB-PK]
.......... IfM Berlin

 

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