In architecture, a gargoyle is a carved or formed grotesque with a spout designed
to convey ... The most famous examples are those of Notre Dame de Paris.
Dec 3, 2012 ... What do you see when you look up to the top of the great cathedral of Notre
Dame? You see monsters, half-man and half-beast. These demon ...
May 9, 2016 ... The stone-carved gargoyles rest atop the Notre Dame Cathedral, taking a variety
of forms: goats, birds, elephants, and hybrid/mythical ...
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.
Aug 10, 2013 ... Gargoyles have been viewed alternately as a concept of evil or as elements that
scared evil spirits away from the church. A chimera on Notre ...
The Gargoyles of Notre-Dame: Medievalism and the Monsters of Modernity
Michael Camille Chicago and London: University of Chicago Press 2009 439
Sep 7, 2016 ... The gargoyles watch over the Notre Dame in the heart of the City of Lights. When
standing at the base of the Notre Dame, don't forget to look up ...
The gargoyles of the famous Notre Dame Cathedral – half man, half beast –
preside over Paris, and have done so since the medieval era. To them, whole ...
Most of the seven million people who visit the cathedral of Notre Dame in Paris
each year probably do not realize that the legendary gargoyles adorning this ...