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Gothic may mean: Wikipedia does not have an article with this exact name. ... Wiktionary is a multilingual, Web-based project to create a free content dictionary, available in over 150 languages. ...


As it relates to the Goths (Gothos, Getas, Gota), a Germanic tribe: Invasion of the Goths: a late 19th century painting by O. Fritsche, is a highly romanticized portrait of the Goths as cavalrymen. ...

From a Renaissance perspective (originally Italian, gotico, with connotations of "rough, barbarous"), it conveyed the opposite of 'classical' or 'Roman', hence: Because of technical limitations, some web browsers may not display some special characters in this article. ... The Crimean Gothic language is dialect of the Gothic language that was spoken by the Crimean Goths in some isolated locations in Crimea (now Ukraine) perhaps until as late as the 18th century. ...   The Gothic alphabet is an alphabetic writing system attributed by Philostorgius to Wulfila, used exclusively for writing the ancient Gothic language. ... Gutnish is a language of the eastern branch of the North Germanic languages, spoken on the island of Gotland. ... Götaland, Gothia, Gothland [1], Gotland (AHD), Gautland or Geatland, is a historical land of Sweden, and was a separate kingdom, before Sweden was unified. ... Gothenburg is the name of several cities: Gothenburg (Metropolitan Gothenburg), the second largest city in Sweden Gothenburg, Nebraska a city in the United States Also see The Gothenburg Riots of the 2001 EU summit. ...

From the 18th century, the word came to mean Germanic in general (synonymously with Teutonic), with grim overtones: The cathedral Notre Dame de Paris, a significant architectural contribution of the High Middle Ages. ... The Western (Royal) Portal at Chartres Cathedral ( 1145). ... Gothic architecture is a style of architecture, particularly associated with cathedrals and other churches, which flourished in Europe during the high and late medieval period. ... International Gothic is a subset of Gothic art developed in Burgundy, Bohemia and northern Italy in the late 1300s and early 1400s. ... Victoria Tower at the Palace of Westminster, London: Gothic details provided by A.W.N. Pugin The Gothic Revival was an architectural movement which originated in mid-18th century England. ... Victoria Tower at the Palace of Westminster, London: Gothic details provided by A.W.N. Pugin The Gothic Revival was an architectural movement which originated in mid-18th century England. ... Binomial name Naenia typica Linnaeus, 1758 The Gothic (Naenia typica) is a moth of the family Noctuidae. ... Blackletter in a Latin Bible of AD 1407, on display in Malmesbury Abbey, Wiltshire, England. ... The term Germanic peoples may refer to: the Germanic tribes that in the first millennium were seen as a barbarian threat by the Roman Empire and its successors; the Germanic Christianity that in the second millennium came to dominate much of Northern Europe, politically organized in the Holy Roman Empire...

  • Gothic novel, a British literary genre from the late 18th and early 19th century, with a Victorian revival a hundred years later


From its use in Romanticism, the word in the 20th century came to refer to anything dark or gloomy: Strawberry Hill, an English villa in the Gothic revival style, built by seminal Gothic writer Horace Walpole The gothic novel was a literary genre that belonged to Romanticism and began in the United Kingdom with The Castle of Otranto (1764) by Horace Walpole. ...

More recent uses: Strawberry Hill, an English villa in the Gothic revival style, built by seminal Gothic writer Horace Walpole Gothic fiction began in England with The Castle of Otranto (1764) by Horace Walpole. ... New York City goth band The Naked and the Dead (1985) The goth subculture is a contemporary subculture prevalent in many countries. ... Gothic rock (also called goth rock or goth) is a genre of rock music that originated during the late 1970s. ... Gothic metal is a genre of heavy metal music that originated during the mid 1990s in Europe as an outgrowth of doom-death, a fusion genre of doom metal and death metal. ... Gothic woman, traditional style, with big hair, spikes and piercings Gothic fashion is a dark, sometimes morbid, eroticized fashion and style of dress. ... Gothic is a computer role-playing game by Piranha Bytes, a German developer. ... Gothic is a 1986 motion picture directed by Ken Russell. ... Gothic is the second full-length album released by seminal British Doom metal band Paradise Lost. ... Goth is a board game where progress is determined by a players ability to answer horror-related trivia and popular culture questions. ... Gothic Romanticism is a genre used in literature, film, the visual and performing arts, and the creative arts to describe a merger between Gothic and Romanticism. ...

In typography, serifs are the small features at the end of strokes within letters. ... Gothic Gothic typeface (ゴシック体, goshikku-tai) is the second most commonly used style of printed Japanese characters, after Mincho. ... Gothic Chess, starting position Gothic Chess is a commercial chess variant, invented by Ed Trice and patented in 2002. ...

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The implication was that the Goth culture had been the cause of the alleged perpetrators' obsession with revenge, and thus is at least partly responsible for the homicides.
Goths tend to be non-violent, pacifistic, passive, and tolerant.
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