Latin cross

Latinsky krest Latin cross - the most common Christian religious symbol in the western world. By tradition it is believed that it was from this cross was withdrawn by Christ, hence its other name - the Cross of Crucifixion. Typically, the cross represents the raw wood, but sometimes it is covered with gold, which symbolizes the glory, or red spots (blood of Christ) on the green (Tree of Life).

This form is so similar to humans, spread his hands, symbolized God in Greece and China, long before Christianity. Rise from the cross symbolized the heart of the Egyptians kindness.