Dokinos 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. In terms of its negative meaning, mmedieval 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. If you want to use any photos from doloresherrero. From the 9th to the 13th century, the devil was portrayed with feathered wings like those of angels, but darker and shorter.

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In the medieval world, from a semantic point of view, the lion presents an ambivalent nature, because it can embody opposing positive and negative values. It has, therefore, a clear Christological dimension enhanced by the exegetes and Christian zoological literature. It is also the symbol of Saint Mark and it accompanies the Maiestas Domini representations as part of the Tetramorphs. The lion is one of the guardian animals par excellence.

The lion shape is also a constant resource in political symbolism and the emblems of war. It supplements the image of power and its presence extends to areas as diverse as astrology, embodying the constellation Leo. As in the West, the lion is a common motif in the aulic iconography of the Islamic world, and symbolizes courage, strength and royal magnanimity.

The lion ends up being an attribute of characters, institutions, lineages, territories, etc. Es un icono presente en todas las culturas, portador de valores como el poder, la fuerza, el valor, la realeza o la dignidad, adoptado indistintamente en contextos seculares y religiosos. Fragmento textil, Zandaneh Asia central , siglo IX. XIII Mosaico del Palacio de los Reyes normandos, Palermo Italia , c. Braunschweig, Castillo Dankwarderode.

Oxford, Bodleian Library, Ms. Ashmole , fol. Encuentro, Madrid , pp. En: Lexikon der Christlichen Ikonographie. Herder, Friburgo, vol. LXXXV, pp. I, pp. En: Dictionnaire des symboles musulmans. Rites, mystique et civilisation. Istituto della Enciclopedia Italiana, Roma, vol. III, pp. Beast of all kings. Archaeological Review from Cambridge, 18, pp. Universitat de Barcelona, pp.

Brill, Leiden , t. Skulptur vom Mittelalter bis heute. Michael Inhof Verlag, Petersberg. Siruela, Madrid, pp. Creencias y significados en la cultura occidental. Encuentro, Madrid, pp. Universidad de Granada, Granada, vol. II, pp. Brepols, Turnhout , pp. Katz, Buenos Aires , pp.


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