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The snaky sinuosities of her tail made the mermaid form a particular favorite in church carvings that were also neatly and decoratively point a moral lesson, and soon  shapely sirens werecarved on the capitals,  pillars and pew ends gazing  at the assembled faithful.     Confronted by a fleet of predatory mermaids brandishing their fearsome fish trophies, symbols of the abducted Christian soul, the medieval churchgoer was urged to reflect on the righteousness of his own life-style.

At Sunset * Artist Jim Warren Fantasy Myth Mythical Mystical Legend Elf Elves Dragon Dragons Fairy Fae Wings Fairies Mermaids Mermaid Siren Dragon Dragons Siren Sword Sorcery Magic Witch Wizard Whimsy Valkyrie Humor Funny Cute Hidden Surreal

Tafereeltegel, blauw in wit, zeemeermin met hoorn, hoekmotief ossenkop

Tafereeltegel, blauw in wit, zeemeermin met hoorn, hoekmotief ossenkop

Mermaid (centre panel detail) from The Garden of Earthly Delights, painted by Hieronymus Bosch between 1480-1505. Oil on panel | Prado

Hieronymus Bosch - detail from The Garden of Earthly Delights, (detail) Melusine Style: Northern Renaissance. Series: The Garden of Earthly Delights

Medieval mermaid mermaids certainly have been in men's mind for years.

The Medieval Bestiary Mermaid - British Library, Additional MS Folio Latin name: Serra General Attributes The mermaid has the body of a woman from head to waist, and a fish below.

Introduction: Mermaids, sirens, selkies, water nymphs – female mythological figures of the sea were a source of both inspiration and fear for seagoing men over hundreds of years. Perhaps they represented the allure of the open sea, the way it beckoned to those young men who left life at home behind.

Mermaids, sirens, selkies, water nymphs – female mythological figures of the sea were a source of both inspiration and fear for seagoing men over hundreds of years.

Kongelige Bibliotek, Gl. kgl. S. 1633 4º, Folio 60rA vain mermaid, admiring herself in a mirror.

The Latin guide to animal life ( Bestiarius) in a manuscript that is illustrated with more than 100 washed drawings, including this mermaid.

« Le romant des Fables Ovide le Grant. », ou les Métamorphoses d'Ovide moralisées en vers français par Chrestien Legouais de Sainte-More près Troyes Auteur : Chrétien Legouais de Sainte-More. Auteur du texte Date d'édition : 1301-1325

« Le romant des Fables Ovide le Grant. », ou les Métamorphoses d'Ovide moralisées en vers français par Chrestien Legouais de Sainte-More près Troyes Auteur : Chrétien Legouais de Sainte-More. Auteur du texte Date d'édition : 1301-1325

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