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ID: 901000770
Page link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/ia/901000770
Record Type: Character/Person

Guinevere (queen, Arthurian legend)

Note: Queen consort of King Arthur in Arthurian legend. Her best known story arc concerns her being abducted, then saved by Sir Lancelot, with whom she is unfaithful to Arthur.

Names:
Guinevere (queen, Arthurian legend) (preferred,English-P,D,N)
Guenevere (queen, Arthurian legend) (English,U,N)
Gwenevere (queen, Arthurian legend) (English,U,N)

Hierarchical Position:
Literature and Performing Arts (P)
....<Literary characters> (P)
........Arthurian legend characters (literary characters) (I)
............Guinevere (queen, Arthurian legend) (I)
Related Iconography:
is actor for .... Arthurian legend
..........(Literature and Performing Arts, Literary themes and narratives, Arthurian legend (British legends, by 12th century)) [901001139]
consort/spouse of .... Arthur, King
..........(Legend, Religion, Mythology, European iconography, European characters, Arthur, King (British character)) [901000773]
lover of .... Lancelot, Sir
..........(Literature and Performing Arts, Literary characters, Arthurian legend characters (literary characters), Lancelot, Sir (character, Arthurian legend)) [901000771]

Other Relationships:
role/characteristic is .... literary characters
.....(characters (people by activity), people by activity, people (agents), People (hierarchy name)) (AAT)
role/characteristic is .... queens (people)
.....(monarchs, rulers (people), people in government and administration, people by occupation, people (agents), People (hierarchy name)) (AAT)
located in .... Great Britain
.....(United Kingdom, Europe) (TGN)
culture/religion is .... Ancient British
.....(Ancient European, European, styles, periods, and cultures by region, Styles and Periods (hierarchy name)) (AAT)

Sources:
Guinevere (queen, Arthurian legend)
................Archibald and Putter, Cambridge Companion to the Arthurian Legend (2009)
................Iconclass 2100 Browser (2009-) 82AA(Guinevere)
Guenevere (queen, Arthurian legend)
................Encyclopedia Britannica Online (2002-)
Gwenevere (queen, Arthurian legend)
................Encyclopedia Britannica Online (2002-)
Iconography Record Sources:
................ Encyclopedia Britannica Online (2002-) accessed 29 December 2015
................ Lupack, Oxford Guide to Arthurian Literature (2005)
................ Archibald and Putter, Cambridge Companion to the Arthurian Legend (2009)

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