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.
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 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 ...
―Laverne. Victor, Hugo, and Laverne are a trio of gargoyles and major
characters in Disney's 1996 film The Hunchback of Notre Dame and its 2002
Years Built: 1163-1345 Artist: Unknown Location: Paris, France, On top of the
Notre Dame Medium: Stone or Limestone Size: Everyone is different from shape
May 17, 2014 ... The gargoyles see all from the top of Notre Dame cathedral on Ile de la Cite - one
of two islands in the middle of Paris, France, that are neither ...