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ID: 901000517
Page link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/ia/901000517
Record Type: Character/Person

Telemachus (Greek character)

Note: In Greek mythology, son of the Greek hero Odysseus and his wife, Penelope. When Telemachus reached manhood, he visited Pylos and Sparta in search of his wandering father. On his return, he found that Odysseus had reached home before him. Then father and son slew the suitors who had gathered around Penelope. According to later tradition, Telemachus married Circe (or Calypso) after Odysseus’ death.

Names:
Telemachus (Greek character) (preferred,English-P,D,N)
Télémaque (Greek character) (French-P,D,N)
Τηλέμαχος (Greek character) (Greek,U,N)

Hierarchical Position:
Legend, Religion, Mythology (P)
....<Greek iconography> (P)
........<Greek characters> (G)
............Telemachus (Greek character) (I)
Related Iconography:
is actor for .... Adventures of Telemachos
..........(Literature and Performing Arts, Named written and performed works, Literary works: Prose (novels, etc.), Adventures of Telemachos (novel, F$00enelon, 1699)) [901001842]
associated with .... Eucharis
..........(Literature and Performing Arts, Literary characters, Eucharis (literary character, F$00enelon, 1699)) [901000516]
associated with .... Termosorus
..........(Legend, Religion, Mythology, Greek iconography, Greek characters, Termosorus (Greek character)) [901001481]
child of .... Odysseus, King of Ithaca
..........(Legend, Religion, Mythology, Greek iconography, Greek characters, Odysseus, King of Ithaca (Greek character)) [901000599]

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)

Sources:
Telemachus (Greek character)
................J. Paul Getty Museum, collections online (2000-)
................Iconclass 2100 Browser (2009-) 95A(Telemachus) (story of)
................Library of Congress Authorities online (2002-) sh 85133355
Télémaque (Greek character)
................J. Paul Getty Museum, collections online (2000-)
Τηλέμαχος (Greek character)
................Wikipedia (2000-) https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Telemachus
Iconography Record Sources:
................ Iconclass 2100 Browser (2009-) 95A(Telemachus) (story of)
................ Encyclopedia Britannica Online (2002-)
................ Library of Congress Authorities online (2002-) sh 85133355

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