Cross
A cross is a geometrical figure consisting of two lines or bars perpendicular to each other, dividing one or two of the lines in half. The lines usually run vertically and horizontally; if they run ob...
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Nazi Nature: Mysterious Forest Swastika Remained Unnoticed Until 1992
It’s been 20 years since the nazi forest ( as we like to call it) was discovered, and yet the question of who planted them remains a mystery. However, someone must have had planted the trees because ...
The symbol of the Swastika and its 12,000-year-old history
The swastika is a symbol used by of one of the most hated men on Earth, a symbol that represents the slaughter of millions of people and one of the most destructive wars on Earth. But Adolf Hitler wa...
Flag terminology
Flag terminology is the nomenclature, or system of terms, used in vexillology, the study of flags, to describe precisely the parts, patterns, and other attributes of flags and their display.
Two-barred cross
A two-barred cross is like a Latin cross with an extra bar added. The lengths and placement of the bars (or "arms") vary, and most of the variations are interchangeably called either of cross of Lorra...
Nazi symbolism
The 20th-century German Nazi Party made extensive use of graphic symbolism, especially the Hakenkreuz (swastika), which was used as its principal symbol and, in the form of the swastika flag, became t...
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Nazi Nature: Mysterious Forest Swastika Remained Unnoticed Until 1992
It’s been 20 years since the nazi forest ( as we like to call it) was discovered, and yet the question of who planted them remains a mystery. However, someone must have had planted the trees because ...
Cross (crown)
A cross is the decoration located at the highest level of a crown on top of the monde. Its usage traditionally symbolised the Christian nature of the monarchy of that country, though not all crowns ev...
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Occitan cross
The Occitan cross — also cross of Occitania, cross of Languedoc, Cathar cross, cross of Forcalquier and Toulouse cross — is the symbol of Occitania. It was first used as such, probably, in the coat of...
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Patriarchal cross
The Patriarchal cross is a variant of the Christian cross, the religious symbol of Christianity. Similar to the familiar Latin cross, the Patriarchal cross possesses a smaller crossbar placed above th...
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List of Saint Patrick's Crosses
A variety of crosses, both designs and physical objects, have been associated with Saint Patrick, the patron saint of Ireland. Traditionally the cross pattée has been associated with him, but in more ...
List of Saint Patrick's Crosses - Wikipedia
Saint Alban's Cross
The Saint Alban's Cross is a yellow saltire on a blue field. It is found in several flags, notably that of the Cathedral and Abbey Church of St Alban, previously a Benedictine monastery, and the city ...
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Cross potent
A cross potent, also known as a crutch cross, is a form of heraldic cross with crossbars or "crutches" at the four ends. In German, it is known as a Krückenkreuz (literally "crutches cross"). Potent i...
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Western use of the swastika in the early 20th century
The swastika (from Sanskrit svástika) is a symbol that generally takes the form of an equilateral cross, with its four arms bent at 90 degrees in either right-facing (卐) form or its mirrored left-faci...
Western use of the swastika in the early 20th century - Wikipedia
Swastika
The swastika (also known as the gammadion cross, cross cramponnée, or manji) is a symbol that generally takes the form of an equilateral cross, with its four legs bent at 90 degrees. It is considered...
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Cross of Neith
The Cross of Neith (Welsh Y Groes Naid or Y Groes Nawdd) was a sacred relic believed to be a fragment of the True Cross which had been kept at Aberconwy by the kings and princes of Gwynedd, members of...
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Cross of Lorraine
The Cross of Lorraine (French: Croix de Lorraine) was originally a heraldic cross. The two-barred cross consists of a vertical line crossed by two shorter horizontal bars. In most renditions, the hori...
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Pisan cross
The Pisan Cross is the symbol of Pisa.It was the coat of arms of the people of Pisa: the symbol of the cross was granted, in fact, to pisans by Pope Benedict VIII to fight saracens in Sardinia in 1017...
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Sauwastika
The term sauwastika (or sauvastika) is sometimes used to distinguish the left-facing from the right-facing swastika symbol, a meaning which developed in 19th century scholarship.The left-facing varia...
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Swastika Stone
1°51′43″W / 53.91889°N 1.86194°W / 53.91889; -1.86194The Swastika Stone is a stone adorned with a Swastika located on the Woodhouse Crag, on the Northern edge of Ilkley Moor i...
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Cross pattée
A cross pattée (or "cross patty", known also as "cross formée/formy") is a type of cross which has arms narrow at the centre, and often flared in a curve or straight line shape, to be broader at the...
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Saltire
A saltire is a heraldic symbol in the form of a diagonal cross, like the shape of the letter X in Roman type. Saint Andrew is said to have been martyred on such a cross. In the Russian Orthodox tradit...
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Jerusalem cross
The Jerusalem cross, also known as Crusaders' cross or the "Five-fold Cross", is a heraldic cross or Christian symbol consisting of a large cross potent surrounded by four smaller Greek crosses, one ...
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Coat of arms of Georgia (country)
The coat of arms of the Republic of Georgia was adopted on 1 October 2004. It is partially based on the medieval arms of the Georgian royal house of Bagrationi.
Gules, with an image of Saint Georg...
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Saint Patrick's Saltire
Saint Patrick's Saltire or Saint Patrick's Cross is a red saltire (X-shaped cross) on a white field, used to represent the island of Ireland or Saint Patrick, the patron saint of Ireland. In heraldic...
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Fylfot
Fylfot or fylfot cross /ˈfɪlfɒt/ (-fot), is a synonym for swastika, sometimes used in Britain.However – at least in modern heraldry texts, such as Friar and Woodcock & Robinson (see below) &...
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Victory Cross
The Victory Cross (Asturian and Spanish: Cruz de la Victoria) is an early 10th century Asturian Christian ornamented processional cross, which was, as an inscription says, made in 908 in the Castle of...
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Cross fleury
In heraldry, a cross fleury (or flory) is a cross adorned at the ends with flowers, generally with fleur-de-lis, trefoils, etc. Synonyms or minor variants include fleuretty, fleuronny, floriated and f...
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Macedonian Cross
The Macedonian Cross (Macedonian: Македонски крст), also known as Veljusa Cross (Крстот од Вељуса) is a variation of the Christian cross which is mainly connected with the Christianity in Macedonia. T...
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Swastika (Germanic Iron Age)
The swastika design is known from artefacts of various cultures since the Neolithic, and it recurs with some frequency on artefacts dated to the Germanic Iron Age, i.e. the Migration period to Viking ...
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