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ID: 901001345
Page link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/ia/901001345
Record Type: Character/Person

Mercury (Roman deity)

Note: In Roman religion, god of shopkeepers and merchants, travelers and transporters of goods, and thieves and tricksters. He is commonly identified with the Greek Hermes, the fleet-footed messenger of the gods.

Names:
Mercury (Roman deity) (preferred,Latin-P,D,N)
Mercurius (Roman deity) (Latin,U,N)
Mercure (Roman deity) (undetermined,U,N)
Mercurio (Roman deity) (undetermined,U,N)
Merkuri (Roman deity) (undetermined,U,N)
Меркурый (Roman deity) (undetermined,U,N)
Merkur (Roman deity) (undetermined,U,N)
Merc’he (Roman deity) (undetermined,U,N)
Merkuro (Roman deity) (undetermined,U,N)
Merkurius (Roman deity) (undetermined,U,N)
Merkuryo (Roman deity) (undetermined,U,N)
מרקוריוס (Roman deity) (Hebrew,U,N)
Merkurs (Roman deity) (undetermined,U,N)
Меркур (Roman deity) (undetermined,U,N)
メルクリウス (Roman deity) (Japanese,U,N)
墨丘利 (Roman deity) (Chinese,U,N)

Hierarchical Position:
Legend, Religion, Mythology (P)
....<Roman iconography> (P)
........<Roman characters> (P)
............Mercury (Roman deity) (I)
Related Iconography:
is actor for .... Mercury and Argus
..........(Legend, Religion, Mythology, Greek iconography, Greek narratives, Mercury and Argus (Greco-Roman narrative)) [901000640]
parent of .... Cupid
..........(Legend, Religion, Mythology, Roman iconography, Roman characters, Cupid (Roman deity)) [901001071]
counterpart is .... Hermes
..........(Legend, Religion, Mythology, Greek iconography, Greek characters, Hermes (Greek deity)) [901000721]

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 Roman
.....(Ancient Italian, Mediterranean (Early Western World), Early Western World, styles, periods, and cultures by region, Styles and Periods (hierarchy name)) (AAT)
deity of .... merchants
.....(people in commerce and business, people by occupation, people (agents), People (hierarchy name)) (AAT)

Sources:
Mercury (Roman deity)
................Encyclopedia Britannica Online (2002-)
................Iconclass 2100 Browser (2009-) in 92B5 (story of) Mercury (Hermes)
................Library of Congress Authorities online (2002-)
................J. Paul Getty Museum, collections online (2000-)
Mercurius (Roman deity)
................Library of Congress Authorities online (2002-)
................Encyclopedia Britannica Online (2002-)
Mercure (Roman deity)
................Library of Congress Authorities online (2002-)
Mercurio (Roman deity)
................Library of Congress Authorities online (2002-)
Merkuri (Roman deity)
................Library of Congress Authorities online (2002-)
Меркурый (Roman deity)
................Library of Congress Authorities online (2002-)
Merkur (Roman deity)
................Library of Congress Authorities online (2002-)
Merc’he (Roman deity)
................Library of Congress Authorities online (2002-)
Merkuro (Roman deity)
................Library of Congress Authorities online (2002-)
Merkurius (Roman deity)
................Library of Congress Authorities online (2002-)
Merkuryo (Roman deity)
................Library of Congress Authorities online (2002-)
מרקוריוס (Roman deity)
................Library of Congress Authorities online (2002-)
Merkurs (Roman deity)
................Library of Congress Authorities online (2002-)
Меркур (Roman deity)
................Library of Congress Authorities online (2002-)
メルクリウス (Roman deity)
................Library of Congress Authorities online (2002-)
墨丘利 (Roman deity)
................Library of Congress Authorities online (2002-)
Iconography Record Sources:
................ Encyclopedia Britannica Online (2002-) "Mercury," accessed 4 July 2017
................ J. Paul Getty Museum, collections online (2000-)

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