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Leave a Reply Cancel reply. Este sitio web utiliza cookies para que usted tenga la mejor experiencia de usuario. These include the Provincial Palace, a majestic Neo-Gothic style building dating from between and and standing in the Market Square.

The Palace stands on what was originally the site of the medieval Water Halls.

The Gargoyles on the Provincial Palace in Bruges. Site statistics 33, passionates about the Gargoyles passed through here. They also have other features such as goatee beard, claws, protuberances and marked throats like the hybrids.

This is because the letters in the Greek word ichthus fish make up the initials of the words forming the phrase: If you continue browsing you are giving your consent for the acceptance of the aforementioned cookies and the acceptance of our policy of cookies, click on the link for more information. From the 9th to the 13th century, the devil was portrayed with feathered wings like those of angels, but darker and shorter.


Gargoyles on medieval buildingsNew York, Abbeville Press, Fish mesieval symbolically identified with Christ.

We discovered two peculiar and unexpected animals, the owl and the fish. Tertullian 2nd century says: If you want to use any photos from doloresherrero. They are also very expressive figures, some with fierce facial expressions. Jesus Christ, Son of God, Saviour.

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This is why the fish symbol was often used in primitive Christian art bextiario literature. Generally speaking they are simply carved gargoyles but full of detail like eyes, fur, moustaches, mouths, etc. A magnificent set of gargoyles for one of the most beautiful buildings in Bruges. Hybrids or animal monsters are very peculiar figures both in terms of form and type.

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Remember that wings are an element linked to the devil as they suggest the idea of mediecal angel. There are several different types of gargoyles. This website uses cookies so that you have the best user experience.


In terms of its negative meaning, hellish fish like Leviathan also exist, because, as with almost all the symbols of Christ, the fish was adopted by Christian symbolism to represent the devil, both in literature and in art. The Book of Job, which gives the name Leviathan to the monstrous king of the sea, was the inspiration for fish-like images of evil, with a head more or less like a dolphin spewing fire out of its mouth and devouring the damned.

Provincial Palace in Bruges Belgium. You can see real and hybrid animals as well as animal monsters and devils. Subscribe by email Enter your email to bestisrio to this blog and receive notifications of new posts.