Celtic Cross Meaning and Symbolism

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The History, Meaning and Symbolism of the Irish Celtic Cross …

The Celtic Cross often refereed to as the Irish High Cross is a renounced symbol of Celtic culture world wide.

What is a Celtic Cross?

The Celtic cross is one of the most revered symbols of Ireland and of Irish culture. Few symbols are as renowned as the embodiment of Celtic Christianity like the Celtic cross worldwide. TheCelticCrossis basically a Latin cross with a circle of light, or a halo intersecting it. This cross also known as the Irish cross or the cross of Iona is a famous Christian symbol that has its roots in paganism. The cross with a circle of light emerged in France and Britain in the middle ages and predates Christianity. It was adopted by Irish missionaries from the 9th through the 12th centuries.

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