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About This GigapanToggle
- Taken by
- The Gigapanographer Currently Known as "Kilgore661"
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- 0.38 Gigapixels
- Date added
- Apr 03, 2011
- Date taken
- Apr 03, 2011
Gigapan Pro + Canon 7D + 18-55...
This is the location in Béziers where I took www.gigapan.org/gigapans/74035/ (from right in the corner behind the tree). This is a very peaceful spot that was being enjoyed by a steady stream of locals, none of who I managed to get in the shot. C'est la vie.
The title refers to the question of the significance of statues of figures standing on crescent-shaped objects. The matter first arose in www.gigapan.org/gigapans/70334/ where there is a statue of the Virgin Mary standing on - what I would say - is the head of a bull. This makes sense to me as it is taken in Granda where bull-fighting is tolerated. Cmlbath maintains that what we see is the crescent of the Moon rather than a pair of bull's horns.
In this picture we again see a statue of someone (presumably the Virgin Mary - I forgot to check) standing on horns/the moon. This image is taken in a town with two bullfighting arena so I am inclined to stick to my theory.
I will be interested to hear from anyone who actually knows. And by 'know' I do not mean 'I read something on the internet that agrees with my point of view so it must be right' :-)