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ID: 901000721
Page link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/ia/901000721
Record Type: Character/Person

Hermes (Greek deity)

Note: In Greek religion, the son of Zeus and the Pleiad Maia; often identified with the Roman Mercury and with Casmilus or Cadmilus, one of the Cabeiri. His name is probably derived from herma, the Greek word for a heap of stones, such as was used in the country to indicate boundaries or as a landmark.

Names:
Hermes (Greek deity) (preferred,English-P,D,N)
Khermes (Greek deity) (undetermined,U,N)
Гермес (Greek deity) (Greek,U,N)
Хермес (Greek deity) (Greek,U,N)
Hermeso (Greek deity) (undetermined,U,N)
Hermis (Greek deity) (undetermined,U,N)
Hermesi (Greek deity) (undetermined,U,N)
ヘルメース (Greek deity) (Japanese,U,N)
赫耳墨斯 (Greek deity) (Chinese,U,N)

Hierarchical Position:
Legend, Religion, Mythology (P)
....<Greek iconography> (P)
........<Greek characters> (G)
............Hermes (Greek deity) (I)
Related Iconography:
is actor for .... Mercury and Argus
..........(Legend, Religion, Mythology, Greek iconography, Greek narratives, Mercury and Argus (Greco-Roman narrative)) [901000640]
child of .... Zeus
..........(Legend, Religion, Mythology, Greek iconography, Greek characters, Zeus (Greek deity)) [901000671]
parent of .... Cephalus
..........(Legend, Religion, Mythology, Greek iconography, Greek characters, Cephalus (Greek character)) [901000717]
parent of .... Pan
..........(Legend, Religion, Mythology, Greek iconography, Greek characters, Pan (Greek deity)) [901001072]
counterpart is .... Mercury
..........(Legend, Religion, Mythology, Roman iconography, Roman characters, Mercury (Roman deity)) [901001345]

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)

Sources:
Hermes (Greek deity)
................J. Paul Getty Museum, collections online (2000-)
................Encyclopedia Britannica Online (2002-)
................Library of Congress Authorities online (2002-) no2015131271
................Iconclass 2100 Browser (2009-) 92B5 (story of) Mercury (Hermes)
Khermes (Greek deity)
................Library of Congress Authorities online (2002-)
Гермес (Greek deity)
................Library of Congress Authorities online (2002-)
Хермес (Greek deity)
................Library of Congress Authorities online (2002-)
Hermeso (Greek deity)
................Library of Congress Authorities online (2002-)
Hermis (Greek deity)
................Library of Congress Authorities online (2002-)
Hermesi (Greek deity)
................Library of Congress Authorities online (2002-)
ヘルメース (Greek deity)
................Library of Congress Authorities online (2002-)
赫耳墨斯 (Greek deity)
................Library of Congress Authorities online (2002-)
Iconography Record Sources:
................ Encyclopedia Britannica Online (2002-)
................ Iconclass 2100 Browser (2009-) 92B5 (story of) Mercury (Hermes)
................ Library of Congress Authorities online (2002-) no2015131271

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