As a geometric tool, it has no equal, if you put a cross inside a circle, then you are able to divide the circle equally
The shape of a true Latin cross, when folded, creates a cube, an ancient symbol of earthly authority.
The most well known cross is the Latin cross, which to Christians, represents the cross of Christ’s crucifixion
The cross of Christianity was a later symbol of the faith, replacing the lamb, fish, alpha/omega, and phoenix as emblems. It was previously considered a pagan symbol, with several early church fathers objecting to its use.
The vertical part of the cross can represent the number 1 or man (the only animal to stand upright) It can also represent man striving towards the spirit
The horizontal line represents matter. The movement of time, back & foreword. It symbolizes the skyline or horizon and mans place on the earth
The joining of the 2 lines together was first recorded in Crete in the 15th century, but it is much older than that
The cross symbolizes the union of the material and spiritual
The 4 cardinal points are said to represent the elements
The cross depicts a crossroads, 2 paths and 4 routes