Five Stigmata - Five Stigmata Slide 8-45 A Crucifixion...

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Five Stigmata Slide 8-45: A Crucifixion Christiansen, Keith. Italian Paintings. NY: Levin Assoc. 1992. p. 115 The cross is associated with the number 4, but also with the number 5, if the intersection is included. It symbolizes the four directions and here . This 5-point interpretation of the cross connects with the other main symbolism of five in Christianity, the number of wounds or stigmata received by St. Francis on Mt. Averna. It is the subject of many paintings. The Pentagram
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Star Symbol. Women's auxilliary of the Freemasons The geometric symbols of five are, of course, the pentagram and pentagon. As with the Pythagoreans, the pentagram was a symbol of recognition for certain secret societies, such as the Freemasons Flaming Star, and was supposedly on shield of Sir Gawain, one of the Arthurian Grail Knights. Magic Slide 8-47: Baphomet, illustraton for Transcendental Magic by Eliphas Levi, 1896. Wasserman, James.
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