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Crux Ansata


"Crux ansata", subtitle 'An Indictment of the Roman Catholic Church' by H. G. Wells is a wartime book first published in 1943 by Penguin Books, Hammonsworth: Penguin Special No. 129. The U. S. edition, jacket front shown, was copyrighted and published in 1944 by Agora Publishing Company, New York, with a portrait frontispiece and an appendix on pages 140-143 of an interview with Wells recorded by Mr. John Rowland, which first appeared March 1944 in the London Literary Guide. The U.S. edition of 144 pages went into a third printing in August 1946.

  • also known as "Crux ansata; an indictment of the Roman Catholic Church"

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Google previewWhen Sex Was Religion (2010)

by Larry Falls

The crux ansata is an ordinary cross evolved by the Egyptians, with a ring attached to it. The cross was a phallic symbol long before it blossomed forth as a monogram of Christ, it also continued to be recognized as such for centuries after the ...

Google previewThe Call of Cthulhu and Other Weird Stories (1999)

by Howard Phillips Lovecraft

The crux ansata is a cross in the ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of African Peoples (2013)

by The Diagram Group,

Crux ansata This Coptic Period limestone panel, from the seventh or eighth century, was probably used as a wall decoration or tombstone. The carved cross is called a crux ansata. These crosses began to be used from the fifth century onward ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Early Christianity, Second Edition (2013)

by Everett Ferguson

surmounted byan oval,called crux ansata, handled cross, or ankh cross¦this is essentially identical to the Egyptian ankh character ...

Google previewThe Oxford Dictionary of Architecture (2015)

by James Stevens Curl, Susan Wilson

the Ankh-form becomes a crux ansata; bottonée: Greek cross with each arm terminating in a trefoil-like form resembling a clover-leaf; Calvary: large stone cross ...

Google previewNelson's Dictionary of Christianity (2001)

The Authoritative Resource on the Christian World by George Kurian

crux ansata Cross in the form of a T with a loop above. crux interpretatis Text of Scripture whose interpretation is a matter.

Google previewA Dictionary of Symbols (2013)

by J. E. Cirlot

308 crux ansata, see cross, anserated cry symbol, xxiv.

Google previewThe Describer's Dictionary (1995)

A Treasury of Terms and Literary Quotations by David Grambs

ankh, crux ansata, key of life, key of the Nile, looped Tau ...

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