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Crosses

Its intersecting bars suggesting interaction and relationship, the cross has long been used as a religious symbol.

The cross is best known as the symbol of Christianity, in which the cross has many forms and symbolic meanings. But the cross was also used both before and after Christianity in other religious systems. Below are some of the most common varieties of crosses used as religious symbols.



Tau Cross


Greek Cross


Latin Cross


Celtic Cross


Crucifix


Gammadion Cross


Conqueror's Cross


Jerusalem Cross


Maltese Cross


Cross Patee


Patriarchal Cross


Russian Cross


Papal Cross


St. Peter's Cross


Victory Cross


Budded Cross


Calvary/Graded Cross



Baptismal Cross


St. Julian's Cross


Lorraine Cross


St. Andrew's Cross


Coptic Cross


Crux Ansata


Ethiopian Cross


Methodist Cross


Sulfur


Ankh


Rose Cross


Golden Dawn Cross


Gnostic Cross (Sun Cross)