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ID: 300266134
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/aat/300266134

 

Record Type: concept
gopuras (gate structures, <single built works by function>, ... Built Environment (hierarchy name))

 

Note: Monumental barrel-roofed temple gateways or gate towers of South Indian temples or temple enclosures. These evolved from the form of vimanas, but with a passageway incorporated through the center of the structure.
 
Terms:
gopuras (preferred,C,U,English-P,D,U,PN)
gopuras (Spanish,UF,U,PN)
gopuras (Sanskrit (transliterated)-P,D,U,PN)
gopura (C,U,English,AD,U,SN)
gopura (Sanskrit (transliterated),AD,U,SN)
gopura (Spanish-P,D,U,SN)
gōpuras (C,U,English,UF,U,U)
gōpura (C,U,English,UF,U,U)
gopurams (C,U,Dutch-P,D,U,U)
gopuram (C,U,English,UF,U,N)
gopuram (Spanish,AD,U,SN)
gopuram (Dutch,AD,U,U)
gopuram (Tamil (transliterated)-P,UF,U,N)
gopuran (C,U,English,UF,U,N)

Facet/Hierarchy Code:  V.RK

Hierarchical Position:

Hierarchy of Objects Facet
Objects Facet
Hierarchy of Built Environment (hierarchy name)
.... Built Environment (hierarchy name) (G)
Hierarchy of Single Built Works (hierarchy name)
........ Single Built Works (hierarchy name) (G)
Hierarchy of single built works (built environment)
............ single built works (built environment) (G)
Hierarchy of <single built works by specific type>
................ <single built works by specific type> (G)
Hierarchy of <single built works by function>
.................... <single built works by function> (G)
Hierarchy of gate structures
........................ gate structures (G)
Hierarchy of gopuras
............................ gopuras (G)

Additional Notes:
Dutch ..... Wordt gebruikt voor poorten of poorttorens van Zuid-Indiaase tempels of tempelgronden. 
Spanish ..... Entrada o torre-puerta de los templos o cercamientos templarios del sur de India. 

Sources and Contributors:
gopura............  [CDBP-SNPC Preferred, VP]
.................  Bussogli, Arquitectura Oriental (1974)
.................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
gōpura............  [VP]
.................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
gopuram............  [CDBP-SNPC, RKD, AAT-Ned, VP]
.................  AAT-Ned (1994-)
.................  Copplestone, ed., World Architecture (1966) GLOS
.................  Edwardes, Indian Temples and Palaces (1969)
.................  García-Ormaechea, Arte y Cultura de India. Península del Indostán, Himalaya y Sudeste Asiático (1998)
.................  Harris, Dictionary of Architecture and Construction (1975)
.................  Oxford English Dictionary (1989)
.................  Webster's Third New International Dictionary (1961)
gopurams............  [RKD, AAT-Ned Preferred]
.................  AAT-Ned (1994-)
gopuran............  [VP]
.................  Fleming et al., Penguin Dictionary of Architecture (1981)
gopuras............  [CDBP-SNPC, VP Preferred]
.................  Comité, Plural del término en singular
.................  Encyclopedia Britannica Online (2002-)
.................  Grove Art Online (2003-2008) accessed 1 October 2006
.................  Hardy, Indian Temple Architecture (1995) 388
.................  Harris, Dictionary of Architecture and Construction (1975)
.................  Huntington, Art of Ancient India (1985) 719; 524, illo.
.................  Jaina Art and Architecture (1974-1975) 604
.................  Mitter, Indian Art (2001) 36
.................  Oxford English Dictionary (1989)
.................  Rowland, Art and Architecture of India (1970) GLOS
.................  Sturgis, Dictionary of Architecture and Building (1901)
.................  Webster's Third New International Dictionary (1961)
gōpuras............  [VP]
.................  Hardy, Indian Temple Architecture (1995) 388
.................  Huntington, Art of Ancient India (1985) 524, illo.
 
Subject: .....  [CDBP-SNPC, RKD, AAT-Ned, VP]
............  AAT-Ned (1994-)
............  Edwardes, Indian Temples and Palaces (1969)
............  Grove Art Online (2003-2008)
............  Huntington, Art of Ancient India (1985)
............  Jaina Art and Architecture (1974-1975)
............  Mitter, Indian Art (2001)
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]
.......... Grove Art Online (2008-)
.......... Hardy, Indian Temple Architecture (1995)
.......... Huntington, Art of Ancient India (1985)
Dutch .......... [RKD, AAT-Ned]
.......... AAT-Ned (1994-)
Spanish .......... [CDBP-SNPC]
.......... TAA database (2000-)

 

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