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ID: 901001844
Page link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/ia/901001844
Record Type: Character/Person

Uranus (Greek deity)

Note: In Greek mythology, the personification of heaven. According to Hesiod’s Theogony, Gaea (Earth), emerging from primeval Chaos, produced Uranus, the Mountains, and the Sea. From Gaea’s subsequent union with Uranus were born the Titans, the Cyclopes, and the Hecatoncheires.

Names:
Uranus (Greek deity) (preferred,English-P,D,N)
Urano (Greek deity) (Italian-P,D,N)
Ouranos (Greek deity) (undetermined,U,N)
Οὐρανός (Greek deity) (Greek,U,N)

Hierarchical Position:
Legend, Religion, Mythology (P)
....<Greek iconography> (P)
........<Greek characters> (G)
............Uranus (Greek deity) (I)
Related Iconography:
consort/spouse of .... Gaea
..........(Legend, Religion, Mythology, Greek iconography, Greek characters, Gaea (Greek deity)) [901000477]

Other Relationships:
associated with .... Uranus
.....(Solar System, Milky Way Galaxy) (TGN)
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)
is personification of .... sky
.....(earth features, earth sciences concepts, physical sciences concepts, scientific concepts, Associated Concepts (hierarchy name)) (AAT)

Sources:
Uranus (Greek deity)
................Encyclopedia Britannica Online (2002-)
................Library of Congress Authorities online (2002-) sh2002011039
................Iconclass 2100 Browser (2009-) 24C39(Uranus)
Urano (Greek deity)
................ICCD database (1988-)
Ouranos (Greek deity)
................Library of Congress Authorities online (2002-)
Οὐρανός (Greek deity)
................Wikipedia (2000-) https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Uranus_(mythology)
Iconography Record Sources:
................ Encyclopedia Britannica Online (2002-) "Uranus," accessed 11 July 2017

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