What is the meaning of the Maltese cross?


In the Maltese cross the four arms of the Cross stand for the four Cardinal Virtues namely; prudence, temperance, justice and fortitude.
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Maltese cross
a cross having four equal arms that expand in width outward.
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The Maltese cross usually symbolises courage, protection and a badge of honour. The cross has eight points which takes the form of four 'V' shaped arms, joining together at the tips. It is also known as the Amalfi Cross and the eight points on the cross stand for loyalty, piety, bravery, generosity, contempt of death, glory and honour, helpfulness towards the sick and poor and respect for the church.
The Maltese cross is a symbol of protection and is also a badge of honour. The four arms of the cross represent the four Cardinal Virtues which are; prudence, justice, temperance, and fortitude. The eight points of the cross have different meanings depending on where the cross is being used.
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It is defined as a cross of made from four straight lined pointed arrowheads , meeting at their points, with the ends of the arms consisting of indented 'vs..
A Maltese cross is a cross that is formed from 4 straight sharp arrowheads which assemble at their points and the arm's ends consisting of indented v's. It is a Christian symbol that reminds Christians of the death of Jesus Christ.
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