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Football mascots as gargoyles ?
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member 5erBande
N 50° 56.464 E 006° 57.508
32U E 356571 N 5645256
Quick Description: In Cologne the billy-goat is the mascot of the most important football club. But the usage of goats as gargoyles has another background.
Location: Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany
Date Posted: 9/30/2011 8:43:56 AM
Waymark Code: WMCPMY
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Revbigjohn
Views: 74

Long Description:
Goats have been in all pre-Christian religions one of the most important cult animal. During the Christianization the animals, who played a role as offerings, as well as manifestations of pagan gods, were degraded to demons. Gargoyles in this form should serve the demons defense.

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