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Cruz Celta - Monasterio de Monasterboice

El origen de la cruz no es, como mucha gente piensa, cristiano. Casi todas las culturas antiguas y modernas la han utilizado para identificar el simbolismo del número 4 o la materia. Se ha usado para representar las cuatro direcciones, los cuatro elementos, la tierra, los cuatro vientos. La finalidad del anillo, sin embargo, continúa siendo un misterio en torno al cual se ha especulado mucho. Las primeras cruces datan del siglo VII, y eran grabadas en piedras planas extendidas en el suelo-------------English below------------ The origin of the cross is not, as many people think, Christian. Almost all ancient and modern cultures have used to identify the symbolism of number 4 or matter. It has been used to represent the four directions, the four elements, earth, the four winds. The purpose of the ring, however, remains a mystery around which has been much speculation. The first crosses dating from the seventh century, and were recorded on flat stones laid out flat

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  • Uploaded on August 11, 2013
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    by Ana María Ossorio Ló…
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