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In architecture, a gargoyle is a carved or formed grotesque with a spout designed to convey ... The term gargoyle is most often applied to medieval work, but throughout all ages ... The most famous examples are those of Notre Dame de Paris.


May 9, 2016 ... The stone-carved gargoyles rest atop the Notre Dame Cathedral, taking a ... What's In A Name: Gargoyle, Chimera, or Grotesque? ... Wyvern - a winged, two footed dragon; Stryga - the most famous Notre Dame chimera, often ...


Sep 7, 2016 ... The gargoyles watch over the Notre Dame in the heart of the City of Lights. ... The two most famous types of chimera are the Wyvern, a two-footed dragon ... This is the genetic term for stone carvings, regardless of whether they ...


Sep 15, 2013 ... The gargoyles of Notre-Dame : medievalism and the monsters of .... The most famous of them all is the horned, winged demon who ... 6; see the appendix), have had many names, beginning with “le Stryge,” or “the Vampire.


The Gargoyles of Notre-Dame: Medievalism and the Monsters of Modernity ... carved the gargoyles as Joseph Pyanet, whose name has since sunk into obscurity. ... entrusted with remaking what was arguably the Church's greatest monument?


Apr 22, 2013 ... In architecture, a gargoyle is a carved stone grotesque, usually made of granite, with a spout designed ... Notre Dame Cathedral – Paris, France.


Aug 10, 2013 ... There are hundreds of grotesques on the Notre Dame. The best-known chimera, le Stryge, is on an upper balcony and overlooks the city.


Perhaps the most well-known gargoyles in the world hover on Notre Dame Cathedral ... Technically known as grotesques (true gargoyles have waterspouts as ...


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