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ID: 901000683
Page link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/ia/901000683
Record Type: Character/Person

Demeter (Greek deity)

Note: In Greek religion, daughter of the deities Cronus and Rhea, sister and consort of Zeus (the king of the gods), and goddess of agriculture. Her name indicates that she is a mother. Demeter is rarely mentioned by Homer, nor is she included among the Olympian gods, but the roots of her legend are probably very ancient.

Display Date: probably very ancient

Names:
Demeter (Greek deity) (preferred,English-P,D,N)
Demetra (Greek deity) (undetermined,U,N)
Δαμάτηρ (Greek deity) (Greek,U,N)
Деметра (Greek deity) (undetermined,U,N)
ديميتر (Greek deity) (Arabic,U,N)
데메테르 (Greek deity) (Korean,U,N)
דמטר (Greek deity) (Hebrew,U,N)
デーメーテール (Greek deity) (Japanese,U,N)
得墨忒耳 (Greek deity) (Chinese,U,N)

Hierarchical Position:
Legend, Religion, Mythology (P)
....<Greek iconography> (P)
........<Greek characters> (G)
............Demeter (Greek deity) (I)
Related Iconography:
associated with .... Ceres
..........(Legend, Religion, Mythology, Roman iconography, Roman characters, Ceres (Roman deity)) [901000735]
consort/spouse of .... Zeus
..........(Legend, Religion, Mythology, Greek iconography, Greek characters, Zeus (Greek deity)) [901000671]
parent of .... Persephone
..........(Legend, Religion, Mythology, Greek iconography, Greek characters, Persephone (Greek deity)) [901001949]

Other Relationships:
deity of .... grain (seed)
.....(seed (material), seed and seed components materials, plant material, biological material, materials by origin, materials (substances), Materials (hierarchy name)) (AAT)
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)

Sources:
Demeter (Greek deity)
................Getty Research Institute Special Collections Finding Aids (2005-)
................Library of Congress Authorities online (2002-) no2014024166
................Encyclopedia Britannica Online (2002-)
Demetra (Greek deity)
................Library of Congress Authorities online (2002-)
Δαμάτηρ (Greek deity)
................Library of Congress Authorities online (2002-)
Деметра (Greek deity)
................Library of Congress Authorities online (2002-)
ديميتر (Greek deity)
................Library of Congress Authorities online (2002-)
데메테르 (Greek deity)
................Library of Congress Authorities online (2002-)
דמטר (Greek deity)
................Library of Congress Authorities online (2002-)
デーメーテール (Greek deity)
................Library of Congress Authorities online (2002-)
得墨忒耳 (Greek deity)
................Library of Congress Authorities online (2002-)
Iconography Record Sources:
................ Encyclopedia Britannica Online (2002-) "Demeter," accessed 15 June 2017
................ Iconclass 2100 Browser (2009-)
................ Library of Congress Authorities online (2002-) no2014024166

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