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Grotesque "Brides and Grooms" in Tarragona

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Shrewsbury
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Grotesque "Brides and Grooms" in Tarragona

Hi

Whilst in the city for Santa Tecla last months we saw these odd characters ...

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several times. I've tried Google but clearly can't come up with the right keywords because I haven't come up with any information. Can anybody tell me, or point me at the story behind them?

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1. Re: Grotesque "Brides and Grooms" in Tarragona

hi,

they are the Seven Deadly Sin Dance. The "brides" aren't brides, they are the Virtues opossed to the Deadly Sin....

Here there are a link, but not in english, I'm sorry! :

http://www.tinet.cat/~tarraco/ztarrac3c.html

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2. Re: Grotesque "Brides and Grooms" in Tarragona

Thanks 5de8. Useful and interesting. I'll know for next time.

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