The Subject Authority File contains primarily topical subject headings and headings for named entities not included in the Name Authority File, i.e., non jurisdictional geographic headings; names of families, dynasties, royal houses; gods; legendary and fictitious characters; titles of works or art; names of historical events; and names of other entities. Applicable subdivisions, except those listed under 13.3, are enumerated under individual main headings. All cross references are displayed.

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13.0 Scope of headings displayed in the Subject Authority File