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This is because the letters in the Greek word ichthus fish make up the initials of the words forming the phrase: Hybrids or animal monsters are very peculiar figures both in terms of form and type. The Gargoyles on the Provincial Palace in Bruges.

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Tertullian 2nd century says: Jesus Christ, Son of God, Saviour. If you want to use any photos from doloresherrero. Este sitio web utiliza cookies para que usted tenga la mejor experiencia de usuario.

Site statistics 33, siruwla about the Gargoyles passed through here. A magnificent set of gargoyles for one of the most beautiful buildings in Bruges.


Siruels the 9th to the 13th century, the devil was portrayed with feathered wings like those of angels, but darker and shorter. We discovered two peculiar and unexpected animals, the owl and the fish.

This is why the fish symbol was often used in primitive Christian art and literature. Subscribe by email Enter your email to subscribe to this mevieval and receive notifications of new posts. These include the Provincial Palace, a majestic Neo-Gothic style building dating from between and and standing in the Market Square.

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.

Remember that wings are an element linked to the devil as they suggest the idea of fallen angel. Provincial Palace in Bruges Belgium.

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They also have other features such as goatee beard, claws, protuberances and marked throats like sirulea hybrids. Generally speaking they are simply carved gargoyles but full of detail like eyes, fur, moustaches, mouths, etc. Leave a Reply Cancel reply.


They are also very expressive figures, some with fierce facial expressions. This website uses cookies so that you have the best user experience.

The Gargoyles on the Provincial Palace in Bruges

The Palace stands on what was originally the site of the medieval Water Halls. Gargoyles on medieval buildingsNew York, Abbeville Press, You can see real and hybrid animals as well as animal monsters and devils. Fish are symbolically identified with Christ. There are several different types of gargoyles. 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.

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