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ID: 901000320
Page link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/ia/901000320
Record Type: Character/Person

Peleus (Greek character)

Note: In Greek mythology, king of the Myrmidons of Thessaly; he was most famous as the husband of Thetis (a sea nymph) and the father of the hero Achilles, whom he outlived.

Names:
Peleus (Greek character) (preferred,English-P,D,N)
Πηλεύς (Greek character) (Greek,U,N)

Hierarchical Position:
Legend, Religion, Mythology (P)
....<Greek iconography> (P)
........<Greek characters> (G)
............Peleus (Greek character) (I)
Related Iconography:
parent of .... Achilles
..........(Legend, Religion, Mythology, Greek iconography, Greek characters, Achilles (Greek character)) [901000072]

Other Relationships:
role/characteristic is .... legendary character
.....(characters (people by activity), people by activity, 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)
ruler of .... Thessaly
.....(Kardhítsa regional division, Thessaly, Greece, Europe) (TGN)
role/characteristic is .... king (person)
.....(monarchs, rulers (people), people in government and administration, people by occupation, people (agents), People (hierarchy name)) (AAT)

Sources:
Peleus (Greek character)
................Iconclass 2100 Browser (2009-) 95A(Peleus)
Πηλεύς (Greek character)
................Wikipedia (2000-) https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Peleus
Iconography Record Sources:
................ Encyclopedia Britannica Online (2002-) "Peleus," accessed 7 July 2017

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