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05: Crosses

Crosses In the Christian tradition the cross is linked almost exclusively with the cross of Jesus Christ. Around the world there are dozens of other forms of crosses, which typically serve to establish cardinal points of the compass, directions, become linked with the solstice points, with the zodiac and other basic elements of orientation. A survey of such crosses is given as a background for later developments where these 4 points of cross are linked with animals and other sacred symbols. Milky Way: Bifurcation Milky Way: Confluence
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