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What Is the Patriarchal Cross?

The Patriarchal, also known as the archiepiscopal cross or the crux gemina, is a variation of the Christian cross, believed to have originated during the ...

Jerusalem Cross – History and Symbolism

The Jerusalem Cross, also known as the five-fold cross, the cross-and-crosslets, the Crusaders cross and sometimes as the Cantonese cross, is an elaborate ...

What Is the Papal Cross?

The Papal cross, sometimes called the Papal Staff, is the official symbol for the office of the Pope, the highest authority of the Roman Catholic Church. As ...

Menorah – What Is Its Symbolic Meaning?

The menorah is one of the most easily recognizable and well-known symbols of Judaism. It has the distinction of being not just the oldest Jewish symbol, but ...

Jewish Symbols – History, Meaning and Importance

Considering that Judaism is among the oldest religions in the world, it goes without saying that many symbols have taken on the significance and have become ...

Thieves’ Cross (a.k.a. Forked Cross) – Meaning and Origins

The thieves cross, also known by several other names, can be seen in Christian artwork. The symbol itself dates back to the early 13th century, but there is ...

Florian Cross – Symbolic Meaning and Use

A common emblem representing firefighting departments and organizations around the world, the Florian cross is an ancient symbol deeply rooted in ...

The Maltese Cross – Origin and Symbolic Meaning

The Maltese cross is a popular symbol, commonly found on medals of honor, coats of arms, architecture, jewelry, airlines and sports team. But what does it ...

The Sun Cross – Symbolic Meaning and History

The sun cross, also called solar cross, sun wheel or wheel cross, is one of the oldest symbols, dating back to prehistoric cultures. It has been found ...

Celtic Cross – History and Symbolism

The Celtic cross is one of the most well-known Irish symbols and is commonly found in graveyards, public monuments, artwork and fashion. While its origins ...

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