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Noun Concept
Categories: Crosses by form, National symbols of Russia, Byzantine Rite, Crosses by culture
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Russian Orthodox cross  Byzantine cross  Byzantine Orthodox cross  Eight-pointed Cross  Orthodox cross
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The Russian Orthodox Cross is a variation of the Christian cross since the 16th century in Russia, although it bears some similarity to a cross with a bottom crossbeam slanted the other way found since the 6th century in the Byzantine Empire. Wikipedia
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The Russian Orthodox Cross is a variation of the Christian cross since the 16th century in Russia, although it bears some similarity to a cross with a bottom crossbeam slanted the other way found since the 6th century in the Byzantine Empire. Wikipedia