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ID: 300191224
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/aat/300191224

 

Record Type: concept
witchcraft (occult sciences, disciplines (concept), Disciplines (hierarchy name))

 

Note: Study and exercise of supernatural and natural powers for benevolent or malevolent ends, encompassing in varying degrees magic, psychic powers, herbalism, divination, and communication with good or evil spirits.
 
Terms:
witchcraft (preferred,C,U,LC,English-P,D,U,U)
wica (C,U,English,UF,U,U)
wicca (C,U,English,UF,U,U)
hekserij (C,U,Dutch-P,D,U,U)
brujería (C,U,Spanish-P,D,U,U)
hechicería (C,U,Spanish,AD,U,U)

Facet/Hierarchy Code:  K.KD

Hierarchical Position:

Hierarchy of Activities Facet
Activities Facet
Hierarchy of Disciplines (hierarchy name)
.... Disciplines (hierarchy name) (G)
Hierarchy of disciplines (concept)
........ disciplines (concept) (G)
Hierarchy of occult sciences
............ occult sciences (G)
Hierarchy of witchcraft
................ witchcraft (G)

Additional Notes:
Dutch ..... De studie en toepassing van bovennatuurlijke en natuurlijke machten voor goedaardige of kwaadaardige doeleinden; omvat, in uiteenlopende gradaties, magie, paranormale krachten, kruidkunde, waarzeggerij en communicatie met goede of kwade geesten. 
Spanish ..... Estudio y ejercicio de poderes sobrenaturales por medio de la magia, poderes psíquicos y comunicación con espíritus buenos y malignos. 

Related concepts:
practiced/ studied by ....  witches
......................................  (<people in the occult sciences>, <people by occupation>, ... People (hierarchy name)) [300252827]

Sources and Contributors:
brujería............  [CDBP-SNPC Preferred]
.................  Moliner, Diccionario de uso del español (2004) I:420
hechicería............  [CDBP-SNPC]
.......................  Moliner, Diccionario de uso del español (2004) I:420
hekserij............  [RKD, AAT-Ned Preferred]
.................  AAT-Ned (1994-)
.................  Van Dale hedendaags Nederlands (1994)
wica............  [VP]
...........  CDMARC Subjects: LCSH (1988-)
wicca............  [VP]
..............  CDMARC Subjects: LCSH (1988-)
witchcraft............  [VP Preferred]
.......................  CDMARC Subjects: LCSH (1988-)
.......................  Concise Columbia Encyclopedia (1983)
.......................  Contributed as a candidate term Candidate term - McGill - 9/90
.......................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1991) Vol. 2, 92
.......................  Encyclopedia of Religion (1987) Vol. 9, 90
.......................  Hunter and Whitten, eds. Encyclopedia of Anthropology (1976)
.......................  Random House Dictionary of the English Language (1987)
.......................  Seymour-Smith, Dictionary of Anthropology (1986)
.......................  Thesaurus of Psychological Index Terms (1977)
.......................  Thesaurus of Sociological Indexing Terms (1986)
.......................  UNESCO Thesaurus (1977)
.......................  Walker, Woman's Encyclopedia of Myths (1983)
.......................  Webster's 9th New Collegiate Dictionary (1985)
.......................  Webster's Third New International Dictionary (1961)
 
Subject: .....  [CDBP-SNPC, RKD, AAT-Ned, VP]
............  Drury, Dictionary of Mysticism (1985) contrasted with modern witchcraft, religion of The Goddess; traditional witchcraft
............  Van Dale hedendaags Nederlands (1994)
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]
.......... Legacy AAT data
Dutch .......... [RKD, AAT-Ned]
.......... AAT-Ned (1994-)
.......... Van Dale hedendaags Nederlands (1994)
Spanish .......... [CDBP-SNPC]
.......... TAA database (2000-)

 

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