Entertainment & Arts
What is a gargoyle used for?
Asked in Who Would Win
Who would win in a fight a gargoyle or a giant worm?
Asked in Ancient History
What are the characteristics on a gargoyle?
gargoyle characteristics are usually animals and humans. Difference between a gargoyle and a grotesque is that a gargoyle is usually more attractive that a grotesque. A gargoyle can be in the shape of a grotesque-looking creature but it can also be in the shape of something more attractive, such as an angel. Most statues that are commonly thought of being gargoyles (ugly, winged and usually perched on the side of buildings) are actually grotesques because they are not gutter spouts and are merely decorative. Gargoyles used to be used on churches for warnings to people who couldnt read, what type of bad spirits and monsters that were outside the church, whereas you're safe and with less worries when you're inside the church. Hope this helped. Lisa-Marie :)
Asked in Harry Potter Video Games
Where are all the gargoyles in Harry Potter game?
First Gargoyle - One right in the Transfiguration Courtyard Second Gargoyle - Going up the stairs to the Defense Against the Dark Arts classroom Third Gargoyle - In the Paved Courtyard up the stairs, you need to repair them Fourth Gargoyle - On the stone pathway to the Viaduct, by the Paved Courtyard Fifth Gargoyle - On the fourth floor, there will be a set of stairs, climb up them. When you make a right to your left there will soon be a door to the left that goes outside. The Gargoyle is to the far end of them.
Asked in History, Politics & Society
What is the function of a gargoyle?
A gargoyle is technically a functioning waterspout. In medieval times (and occasionally today), they were carved as grotesque figures to protect from evil spirits. However, the lines have become blurred and people frequently refer to any grotesque ornamental carving as a gargoyle. However, a gargoyle need not represent anything. Any waterspout relieving water from a building is a gargoyle. I am confident of this answer. I have a bachelor of architectural history and a master of architecture and I am a licensed architect.
Asked in Interior Design
Where can you purchase a gargoyle or rain spout that is functional and does not require a downspout?
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