In architecture, a gargoyle is a carved or formed grotesque with a spout designed
to convey water from a roof and away from the side of a building, thereby
preventing rainwater from running down mas...
Notre-Dame's gargoyles are very famous! I'm sure you've heard of them before.
But do you know what they're used for? They were built into the ends of the ...
The Notre Dame Cathedral is one of the first Gothic cathedrals. ... The cathedral's
architects built supports–flying butresses–around the outside walls, and ... There
are many myths that center around the birth of these scary looking creature.
Architects often used multiple gargoyles on buildings to divide the flow of
rainwater off ... The most famous examples are those of Notre Dame de Paris. ...
that their presence assured congregants that evil is kept outside of the churchÕs
The gargoyles on Notre Dame cathedral were built as water spouts to prevent
damage to the masonry by deflecting rainwater from the sides of the building.
Gargoyle on Notre Dame in Paris, France ... even by robbers and killers, inside a
church you were safe from many of the problems of the outside world.
Jun 10, 2013 ... Built between 1163 and 1345 the Notre Dame has withstood ... There is always
bound to be a huge mass of people gathering around the inside and outside of
the Notre Dame admiring her beauty. ... Thanks so much!
Information, guides and full HD video footage of Notre Dame de Paris, Paris. ...
Many sculptures and treasures were plundered or destroyed. ... Dame de Paris
truly has an amazing outside, decorated with hundreds of gargoyles and statues,
Jun 15, 1998 ... At first sight, the exorcist of Notre Dame does not seem capable of frightening ...
Many are from the Paris region, yet others come from as far away as Nice or ....
Outside his chapel, two young men from Martinique and two older ...
From Paris's Notre Dame Cathedral to Manhattan's Chrysler Building, the most
ominous and haunting gargoyles and grotesques glare down at us from up on ...