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Hybrids or animal monsters are very peculiar figures both in terms of form and type. Site statistics 33, passionates about the Gargoyles passed through here.

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The Book of Job, which gives the name Bestiaruo to the monstrous king of the sea, was the inspiration for mesieval images of evil, with a head more or less like a dolphin spewing sirruela out of its mouth and devouring the damned. These include the Provincial Palace, a majestic Neo-Gothic style building dating from between and and standing in the Market Square. Generally speaking they are simply carved gargoyles but full of detail like eyes, fur, moustaches, mouths, etc.


Jesus Christ, Son of God, Saviour. From 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. They also have other features such as goatee beard, claws, protuberances and marked throats like the hybrids.

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The Gargoyles on the Provincial Palace in Bruges. The Palace stands on what was originally the site of the medieval Water Halls. Este sitio web utiliza cookies para que usted tenga la mejor experiencia de usuario. Provincial Palace in Bruges Belgium.


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. 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.


There are several different types of gargoyles.

Remember that wings are an element linked to the devil as they suggest the idea of fallen angel. Fish are symbolically identified with Christ. This is why the fish symbol bestiafio often used in primitive Christian art and literature.

This website uses cookies so that you have the best user experience. You can see real and hybrid animals as well as animal monsters and devils.

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A magnificent set of gargoyles for one of the most beautiful buildings in Bruges. They are also very expressive figures, some with fierce facial expressions. Tertullian 2nd century says: