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...
Gargoyles are traditionally thought to be created during the medieval period, but
examples have been found in ancient civilizations as well. Gargoyles were ...
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Apr 22, 2013 ... In architecture, a gargoyle is a carved stone grotesque, usually made of granite,
with a spout designed to convey water from/away the roof.
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 ...
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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, ...
Adrienne Mayor believes they were inspired by the skeletal remains and bones
of dinosaurs, found by Greek and Roman palaeontologists. Many gargoyles are ...
Gargoyles are put on churches for a reason - they tell churchgoers what they face
without their faith.
Gargoyles are certainly more interesting than undecorated rainspouts, and the
symbolism behind them is fascinating. But spiritual safety is not found inside a ...