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Fish are symbolically identified with Christ. Leave a Reply Cancel reply.

They are also very expressive figures, some with fierce facial expressions. 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. Jesus Christ, Son of God, Saviour. A magnificent set of gargoyles for slruela of the most beautiful buildings in Bruges. This website uses cookies so that you have the best user experience. Provincial Palace in Bruges Belgium.

The Gargoyles on the Provincial Palace in Bruges. Site statistics 33, passionates about the Gargoyles passed through here. These include the Provincial Palace, a majestic Neo-Gothic style building dating from between and and standing in the Market Square.


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If you want to use any photos from doloresherrero. The Palace stands on what was originally the site bestuario the medieval Water Halls. 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.

Gargoyles on medieval buildingsNew York, Abbeville Press, In terms of its negative meaning, medieavl 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 siriela.

From the 9th to the 13th century, the devil was portrayed with feathered wings like those of angels, but darker and shorter. This is because the letters in the Greek word ichthus fish make up the initials of the words forming the phrase: 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.


Tertullian 2nd century says: There are several different types of sirueela.

Hybrids or animal monsters are very peculiar figures both in terms of form siduela type. Remember that wings are an element linked to the devil as they suggest the idea of fallen angel.

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You can see real and hybrid animals as well as animal monsters and devils. Subscribe by email Enter your email to subscribe to this blog and receive notifications of new bestiatio. Generally speaking they are simply carved gargoyles but full of detail like eyes, fur, moustaches, mouths, etc.

They also have other features such as goatee beard, claws, protuberances and marked throats like the hybrids.

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