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ID: 300343549
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/aat/300343549

 

Record Type: concept
sacred trees (<plants by location or context>, Plantae (kingdom), ... Living Organisms (hierarchy name))

 

Note: Trees considered to have supernatural powers, curative properties, or ritual significance, often marked by affixing rags or other objects on their branches. Trees venerated in this way are not specific to any culture or period.
 
Terms:
sacred trees (preferred,C,U,English-P,D,U,PN)
sacred tree (C,U,English,AD,U,SN)
trees, sacred (C,U,English,UF,U,U)
heilige bomen (C,U,Dutch-P,D,U,U)
heilige boom (C,U,Dutch,AD,U,U)

Facet/Hierarchy Code:  H.HL

Hierarchical Position:

Hierarchy of Agents Facet
Agents Facet
Hierarchy of Living Organisms (hierarchy name)
.... Living Organisms (hierarchy name) (G)
Hierarchy of living organisms (entities)
........ living organisms (entities) (G)
Hierarchy of Eukaryota (domain)
............ Eukaryota (domain) (G)
Hierarchy of Plantae (kingdom)
................ Plantae (kingdom) (G)
Hierarchy of <plants by location or context>
.................... <plants by location or context> (G)
Hierarchy of sacred trees
........................ sacred trees (G,U)

Additional Parents:

Hierarchy of Objects Facet
Objects Facet
Hierarchy of Object Genres (hierarchy name)
.... Object Genres (hierarchy name) (G)
Hierarchy of object genres (object classifications)
........ object genres (object classifications) (G)
Hierarchy of <object genres by function>
............ <object genres by function> (G)
Hierarchy of ceremonial objects
................ ceremonial objects (G)
Hierarchy of sacred trees
.................... sacred trees (G)

Additional Notes:
Dutch ..... Bomen met een rituele betekenis of veronderstelde bovennatuurlijke of helende krachten, vaak aangegeven door lappen stof of andere objecten aan hun takken te hangen. In vele culturen en periodes zijn bomen als heilig vereerd. 

Sources and Contributors:
heilige bomen............  [RKD, AAT-Ned Preferred]
..........................  AAT-Ned (1994-)
heilige boom............  [RKD, AAT-Ned]
.......................  AAT-Ned (1994-)
sacred tree............  [VP]
.......................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
sacred trees............  [Suzzallo-UW Preferred, VP Preferred]
.......................  Dafni, Rituals, Ceremonies and Customs Related to Sacred Trees with a Special Reference to the Middle East, Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine (2007) accessed 15 July 2010
.......................  Dafni, Why Are Rags Tied to the Sacred Trees of the Holy Land?, Economic Botany (2002) accessed 15 July 2010
.......................  Russell, The Tree as a Kinship Symbol, Folklore (1979) 225, accessed 15 July 2010
trees, sacred............  [VP]
..........................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
 
Subject: .....  [RKD, AAT-Ned, Suzzallo-UW, VP]
............  Van Dale Engels-Nederlands (2002)
 
Note:
English .......... [Suzzallo-UW, VP]
.......... Dafni, Rituals, Ceremonies and Customs Related to Sacred Trees with a Special Reference to the Middle East, Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine (2007) accessed 15 July 2010
.......... Encyclopedia Britannica Online (2002-) "Hiduism;" accessed 1 September 2010
Dutch .......... [RKD, AAT-Ned]
.......... AAT-Ned (1994-)

 

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