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ID: 901000070
Page link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/ia/901000070
Record Type: Religion/Mythology/Legend

Nike (Greek deity)

Note: In Greek religion, the goddess of victory, daughter of the giant Pallas and of the infernal River Styx. Nike probably did not originally have a separate cult at Athens. As an attribute of both Athena, the goddess of wisdom, and the chief god, Zeus, Nike was represented in art as a small figure carried in the hand by those divinities.

Names:
Nike (Greek deity) (preferred,English-P,D,N)
Νίκη, (Greek deity) (Greek,U,N)

Hierarchical Position:
Legend, Religion, Mythology (P)
....<Greek iconography> (P)
........<Greek characters> (G)
............Nike (Greek deity) (I)
Other Relationships:
role/characteristic is .... deity
.....(people in religion, people in religion and related occupations, people in the humanities, people by occupation, people (agents), People (hierarchy name)) (AAT)
culture/religion is .... Ancient Greek (culture or style)
.....(Aegean periods, Aegean, Mediterranean (Early Western World), Early Western World, styles, periods, and cultures by region, Styles and Periods (hierarchy name)) (AAT)
deity of .... victory
.....(events (activities), Events (hierarchy name)) (AAT)

Sources:
Nike (Greek deity)
................Library of Congress Authorities online (2002-) sh 85091937
................Encyclopedia Britannica Online (2002-)
................Getty Research Institute Special Collections Finding Aids (2005-)
................Iconclass 2100 Browser (2009-) in 92D5 (story of) Nike
Νίκη, (Greek deity)
................Wikipedia (2000-) https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nike_(mythology)
Iconography Record Sources:
................ Encyclopedia Britannica Online (2002-) "Nike," accessed 6 July 2017

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