5 edition of Gothic Gargoyles found in the catalog.
by First Glance Books
Written in English
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||192|
In the Gothic era, especially during the thirteenth century and thereafter, gargoyles became the preferred method of drainage.” (8) In fact the “true” gargoyle originated near what is today Paris, France around CE. Within one hundreds years, with the spread of Gothic architecture, gargoyles were appearing all over Europe. The sculpting of the functional gargoyle became especially popular in the Gothic building boom across Europe, so gargoyles have come to be associated with this architectural era. French architect Viollet-le-Duc () extended this association to Gothic-Revival as he creatively restored the Notre Dame de Paris Cathedral with many of the.
Gargoyle names vary a lot from source to source, and in some cases they simply don't have any names at all. Those who do often either have names taken from real life (deities, regular human names, etc.), or they have a more fantasy-esque name that's often guttural and large sounding. Lester Burbank Bridaham was wary of these interpretations of gargoyles, and in his book Gargoylaes, Chimeres and the Grotesque in French Gothic Sculpture he pointed to the problem of attributing too much symbolism to the sculpture of the Gothic period. While acknowledging there is symbolism within the architecture, he did not think there were Author: Sarah P Young.
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Fantastic and frightening, gargoyles have become one of the most distinctive features of Gothic erected as a defense against demons, the stone statues are rooted in religion and steeped in superstition.
While these looming figures can be found on the façades of most Medieval cathedrals, many of the protectors perched atop these buildings are not gargoyles at all—they. Popular Gargoyle Books Showing of White Hot Kiss (The Dark Elements, #1) by.
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They range from cutely minuscule to ferociously large, traditionally frozen in an open-mouthed snarl. Gargoyles are particularly notable for entering a sort of stone hibernation, called "stone sleep", during the day, during which they resemble Gothic statues.
During daylight, they can quickly heal from injury and illness, and are protected from most natural threats. As this book reveals, the timeless appeal of the gargoyle — whether symbolic, spiritual, decorative, or fanciful — continues to captivate the imagination.
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