Saturday, January 5, 2008

characteristic of the style of type commonly used for printing German of or relating to the language of the ancient Goths; "the Gothic Bible translation" extinct East Germanic language of the ancient Goths; the only surviving record being fragments of a 4th-century translation of the Bible by Bishop Ulfilas a heavy typeface in use from 15th to 18th centuries medieval: as if belonging to the Middle Ages; old-fashioned and unenlightened; "a medieval attitude toward dating" characterized by gloom and mystery and the grotesque; "gothic novels like `Frankenstein'" a style of architecture developed in northern France that spread throughout Europe between the 12th and 16th centuries; characterized by slender vertical piers and counterbalancing buttresses and by vaulting and pointed arches
Gothic is a 1986 film directed by Ken Russell. It starred Gabriel Byrne as Lord Byron, Julian Sands as Percy Bysshe Shelley, Natasha Richardson as Mary Shelley and Timothy Spall as Dr John William Polidori. It features a soundtrack composed by Thomas Dolby

Gothic is the second full-length album released by British doom metal band Paradise Lost.
Gothic is a computer role-playing game by Piranha Bytes, a German developer. The game is characterized by an open-ended game world in which the (unnamed) hero (usually referred to as the Nameless Hero) must initially choose sides among a set of opposed factions
In modern usage, Gothic refers to sans serif monoweight letters (for example, Letter Gothic). These have little contrast of thick and thin lines, and no ornamentation, yet still retain the intensive boldness of the traditional Gothic
Of or relating to the Goths, their civilization or language. ii. A style of architecture developed in northern France and popular throughout western Europe from the mid-12th century to early 16th century
architectural style developed in western Europe from the 1100s to the 1400s, characterized by pointed arches, tall buildings with thin walls and large stained glass windows, and airy interior space