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ID: 901000717
Page link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/ia/901000717
Record Type: Character/Person

Cephalus (Greek character)

Note: In Greek mythology, son of Hermes and Herse, daughter of Cecrops, king of Athens. According to Hesiod’s Theogony, he was beloved by the goddess Eos (Aurora), who carried him off to live with her on Mount Olympus.

Names:
Cephalus (Greek character) (preferred,English-P,D,N)
Kephalos (Greek character) (Greek (transliterated),U,N)
Kephalos (Greek character) (English,U,N)
Κέφαλος (Greek character) (Greek,U,N)

Hierarchical Position:
Legend, Religion, Mythology (P)
....<Greek iconography> (P)
........<Greek characters> (G)
............Cephalus (Greek character) (I)
Related Iconography:
is actor for .... Cephalus and Aurora
..........(Legend, Religion, Mythology, Greek iconography, Greek narratives, Cephalus and Aurora (Greek narrative)) [901002209]
consort/spouse of .... Aurora
..........(Legend, Religion, Mythology, Roman iconography, Roman characters, Aurora (Roman deity)) [901000716]
child of .... Hermes
..........(Legend, Religion, Mythology, Greek iconography, Greek characters, Hermes (Greek deity)) [901000721]

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:
Cephalus (Greek character)
................Iconclass 2100 Browser (2009-) 95A(Cephalus) (story of)
................Metropolitan Museum of Art [online] (2001-)
................Library of Congress Authorities online (2002-) sh 95000086
................Encyclopedia Britannica Online (2002-)
Kephalos (Greek character)
................Encyclopedia Britannica Online (2002-)
Κέφαλος (Greek character)
................Wikipedia (2000-) https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cephalus
Iconography Record Sources:
................ Iconclass 2100 Browser (2009-) 95A(Cephalus) (story of)
................ J. Paul Getty Museum, collections online (2000-)
................ Encyclopedia Britannica Online (2002-) "Cephalus," accessed 13 June 2017

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