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In architecture, a gargoyle is a carved or formed grotesque with a spout designed to convey ... using gargoyles were constructed. This was because some people found them frightening, and sometimes h...

A History of Gargoyles | Authentic Ireland Travel

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Gargoyles are traditionally thought to be created during the medieval period, but examples have been found in ancient civilizations as well. Gargoyles were ...

Gargoyles and Grotesques - Crystalinks

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In architecture, a gargoyle is a carved stone grotesque with a spout designed to .... This gargoyle above is found at the top of the Philippe le Bel tower in the ...

40 Gargoyles and Grotesques Around the World «TwistedSifter

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Apr 22, 2013 ... In architecture, a gargoyle is a carved stone grotesque, usually made of ... As an architectural sculpture I find gargoyles and grotesques fascinating. ..... Live Your Life" Found in Turkey · The Shirk Report – Volume 367 · This ...

Gargoyle and Griffin History and Information

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Gargoyle Sheet (300k) a bit of the history of gargoyles and explains the different between a gargoyle and a grotesque Click Here Griffin Information Sheet (1meg  ...

Gargoyles & Grotesques - Folklore, History & the Study of Myth

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It appears in the New World as it does in the Old. Gargoyles identical to those on Nortre-Dame Cathedral in Paris can also be found in Spain, the Netherlands, ...

What Is a Gargoyle? | Wonderopolis

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Want to see more gargoyles? Jump online to check out The Monster Walks, a series of virtual tours of the many gargoyles to be found in and around New York  ...

Gargoyles - Mythology and Folklore - The White Goddess

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Adrienne Mayor believes they were inspired by the skeletal remains and bones of dinosaurs, found by Greek and Roman palaeontologists. Many gargoyles are ...

What Are Gargoyles And What Is Their Purpose - Picturing Europe

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Gargoyles are put on churches for a reason - they tell churchgoers what they face without their faith.

Historical Base for Gargoyles - Northstar Gallery

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Gargoyle water spouts were even found at the ruins of Pompeii. The first grotesque figures came from Egypt. The Egyptians believed in deities with the heads of ...

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Gargoyles - Medieval Life and Times

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Gargoyles can be found in Ancient Egyptian, Ancient Roman and Ancient Greek architecture although they are most commonly associated with Medieval Gothic ...

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Gargoyles usually take the form of humans, animals, or grotesque combination of the two. They are found on the exterior of gothic buildings often in combination ...

History of the Gargoyles - thebluedot

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The mythical creatures found in the ruins of Nero's "Golden House," for example, are the direct ancestors of those the Transparanoia Brothers have bagged for ...