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ID: 300400471
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/aat/300400471

 

Record Type: concept
ancestor worship (religions (belief systems, cultures), <religions and religious concepts>, Associated Concepts (hierarchy name))

 

Note: General term for religions based on obeisance to or reverence of the spirits of the dead, particularly ancestors, who may be considered capable of influencing the physical world or interceding on behalf of the living to the gods.
 
Terms:
ancestor worship (preferred,C,U,English-P,D,U,U)
worship, ancestor (C,U,English,UF,U,U)
ancestor veneration (C,U,English,UF,U,U)
veneration of ancestors (C,U,English,UF,U,U)

Facet/Hierarchy Code:  B.BM

Hierarchical Position:

Hierarchy of Associated Concepts Facet
Associated Concepts Facet
Hierarchy of Associated Concepts (hierarchy name)
.... Associated Concepts (hierarchy name) (G)
Hierarchy of <religions and religious concepts>
........ <religions and religious concepts> (G)
Hierarchy of religions (belief systems, cultures)
............ religions (belief systems, cultures) (G)
Hierarchy of ancestor worship
................ ancestor worship (G)

Sources and Contributors:
ancestor veneration............  [VP]
...................................  Lee, Ancestor Worship and Christianity in Korea (1988)
ancestor worship............  [VP Preferred]
.............................  Catholic Encyclopedia [online] (2003-) "Deity," accessed 27 January 2015
.............................  Encyclopedia Britannica Online (2002-)
.............................  Ephirim-Donkor, African Religion Defined (2012) title
.............................  Lakos, Chinese Ancestor Worship (2010) title
.............................  Lee, Ancestor Worship and Christianity in Korea (1988) title
veneration of ancestors............  [VP]
.........................................  Pillsbury, Potts, Richter, Golden Kingdoms: Luxury Arts in the Ancient Americas (2017) 302
worship, ancestor............  [VP]
................................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
 
Subject: .....  [VP]
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]
.......... Catholic Encyclopedia [online] (2003-)
.......... Encyclopedia Britannica Online (2002-)

 

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