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Horseshoe Symbol – Why Is It lucky?

Horseshoes served a practical purpose, protecting a horse’s hooves as they go about their business. Over time, this symbol of the horseshoe began to acquire ...

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Hunab Ku – History and Symbolic Meaning

The Hunab Ku is believed to be an ancient Mayan symbol, but today there’s some controversy surrounding this symbol and its meaning. It’s a highly popular ...

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What is a Shamrock and What Does It Symbolize?

The shamrock is a three-leaved lawn weed that’s native to Ireland. It’s the most recognized Irish symbol and a representation of Irish identity and culture. ...

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Mezuzah – Symbolism and Significance

The mezuzah (or mezuza) is a symbolic object of the Jewish faith. It’s a rectangular case affixed at a tilt next to a doorway. Here’s a look at what this ...

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What Is the Phaistos Disk? – History and Meaning

The most discussed inscription of Minoan Crete, the “Phaistos Disk” features mysterious writing stamped on clay, which can be read spirally from the edge to ...

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Tau Cross – Origins and Symbolism

The Tau is an ancient symbol, rooted in the Greek and Hebrew alphabets and specifically mentioned in the Old Testament of the Bible. Some speculate that ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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Star of David Symbol – Origins and Meanings

The Star of David, also called Magen David (Hebrew for Shield of David) is often considered the most recognizable symbol of the Jewish people, culture and ...

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