Reblogged from A Scholarly Skater:
I love gargoyles, and I know a lot of other people do too. Talking to gargoyle enthusiasts, I’ve come to realize that the origins, terminology, and interpretation of gargoyles can be confusing, and there’s not a lot of good information out there. In an effort to encourage greater appreciation of these quirky little creatures, I’ve decided to spend a few posts addressing the questions of many novice gargoyle trackers.
In this first installment, let’s identify the gargoyle and its close cousin, the grotesque.
What exactly is a gargoyle, anyway?
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