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ID: 300303413
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/aat/300303413

 

Record Type: concept
cornucopias (motifs) (<containers by function or context>, containers (receptacles), ... Furnishings and Equipment (hierarchy name))

 

Note: Motifs in the form of horns of plenty, symbolism derived from ancient Greek mythology; originally, a curved goat's horn possessed by the nymph Amalthaea, which could be filled with whatever the owner wished. Most often depicted or formed as a horn or cone filled with fruits and grain.
 
Terms:
cornucopias (motifs) (preferred,C,U,English-P,D,U,U)
cornucopia (motif) (C,U,English,AD,U,U)
cornucopia (motif) (Italian-P,D,U,U)
cornucopiæ (C,U,English,UF,U,U)
horn of plenty (C,U,English,UF,U,U)
hoornen des overvloeds (motieven) (C,U,Dutch-P,D,U,U)
hoorn des overvloeds (C,U,Dutch,AD,U,U)
cornucopiae; cornucopia (C,U,Dutch,UF,U,U)

Facet/Hierarchy Code:  V.TQ

Hierarchical Position:

Hierarchy of Objects Facet
Objects Facet
Hierarchy of Furnishings and Equipment (hierarchy name)
.... Furnishings and Equipment (hierarchy name) (G)
Hierarchy of Containers (hierarchy name)
........ Containers (hierarchy name) (G)
Hierarchy of containers (receptacles)
............ containers (receptacles) (G)
Hierarchy of <containers by function or context>
................ <containers by function or context> (G)
Hierarchy of cornucopias (motifs)
.................... cornucopias (motifs) (G)

Additional Notes:
Dutch ..... De hoorn des overvloeds is een symbool afkomstig uit de oud-Griekse mythologie. Oorspronkelijk was het een kromme geitenhoorn, in het bezit van Amalthea. De eigenaar kon uit de hoorn laten komen wat hij maar wilde. Vaak afgebeeld als een hoorn of kegel gevuld met fruit of graan. 

Sources and Contributors:
cornucopia (motif)............  [ICCD Preferred, VP]
...................................  ICCD database (1988-)
cornucopi√¶............  [VP]
.......................  Oxford English Dictionary Online (2002-)
cornucopiae; cornucopia............  [RKD, AAT-Ned]
.........................................  AAT-Ned (1994-)
cornucopias (motifs)............  [VP]
...................................  Encyclopedia Britannica Online (2002-) accessed 10 February 2011
...................................  Oxford English Dictionary Online (2002-)
...................................  Webster's Third New International Dictionary (2002)
hoorn des overvloeds............  [RKD, AAT-Ned]
...................................  AAT-Ned (1994-)
hoornen des overvloeds (motieven)............  [RKD, AAT-Ned Preferred]
........................................................  AAT-Ned (1994-)
horn of plenty............  [VP]
.............................  Oxford English Dictionary Online (2002-)
 
Subject: .....  [ICCD, RKD, AAT-Ned, VP]
............  Van Dale Groot woordenboek Engels-Nederlands (2002)
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]
.......... Encyclopedia Britannica Online (1994-2001)
.......... Oxford English Dictionary Online (2002-)
Dutch .......... [RKD, AAT-Ned]
.......... AAT-Ned (1994-)

 

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