(for flvs World History) It's not humanist...just took the test :/
It flourished in Europe as an evolution of Romanesque architecture during the 12th century. It originates in France and was widely used in the construction of cathedrals and churches.
The gargoyle appeared in the high gothic age, between 1200 and 1270. It was an ornamental rain gutter that channeled the water from the roof away from the building.
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