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Troll Cross – Meaning and Origins

The famous – or infamous – troll cross, or trollkors, symbol is an interesting example of how people can still make up new runes and symbols, even if there ...

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What Does an Upside Down Cross (Inverted) Really Mean?

Also known as an inverted cross, Petrine Cross or the Cross of St. Peter, the upside down cross is a religious and an anti-religious symbol at the same ...

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Types of Crosses and What They Mean (Video explanation)

Cross symbols have existed for thousands of years, signifying different things for the cultures in which they were valued. The oldest religious symbol is ...

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The Rose Cross: History and Symbolism

The Rose Cross, otherwise known as the Rosy Cross and the Rose Croix, is a symbol that has been around for hundreds of years. While it closely resembles the ...

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What Is the Cross Pattée? – History and Meaning

Sometimes called A cross formy, the cross pattée is recognized for its arms which narrow towards the center and for having broad, flat ends. Here’s a look ...

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What Is the Coptic Cross? – History and Meaning

The cross is the most common and ubiquitous symbol of Christianity, with many variations over time. One of these is the Coptic cross. Let’s know more on how ...

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What is the Armenian Cross – History and Meaning

Armenian crosses are known for their elaborate motifs and unique designs.  Often carved in stone monuments, the Armenian cross is a variant of the ...

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What Is Cross of Lorraine – History and Meaning

Often confused with the Patriarchal cross, the Cross of Lorraine is a two-barred cross, that comes in a few variations. It’s a popular variant of the ...

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Cross of Salem

The Cross of Salem is a variant of the Christian cross, featuring three bars instead of one. The longest horizontal crossbeam is located in the center, while ...

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Latin Cross – The Most Used Symbol in the World?

The Latin cross is not just one of the most recognizable religious symbols, it’s the most used symbol around the world. It’s characterized by its plain and ...

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