The Russian Orthodox Cross is iconic and unique, famously different from the more simple construction of most Western crosses. Some of the most visible differences: Right above the Russian cross appear the letters: IC XC NIKA = Jesus Christ Conquers, This is by far the most famous Orthodox abbreviation.

Here’s How the Russian Cross is Different From Western Crosses

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Russian Orthodox Bronze Cross 17 to 19 C. The text on the back of the cross is Psalm 67 (Psalm of David). Male Form. Length 2.16 inches (55mm) Width 0.86 inches (22mm) The text on the back of the cross is Psalm 67 (Psalm of David). The inscription in the Old Slavonic language. In

Russian Orthodox copper Cross 17 to 19 C. The text on the back

Russian Orthodox Bronze Cross 17 to 19 C. The text on the back of the cross is Psalm 67 (Psalm of David). Male Form. Length 2.16 inches (55mm) Width 0.86 inches (22mm) The text on the back of the cross is Psalm 67 (Psalm of David). The inscription in the Old Slavonic language. In

Russian Orthodox Bronze Cross 17 to 19 C. The text on the back of the cross is Psalm 67 (Psalm of David). Male Form. Length 2.16 inches (55mm) Width 0.86 inches (22mm) The text on the back of the cross is Psalm 67 (Psalm of David). The inscription in the Old Slavonic language. In

The Russian Cross Explained | Russian Church Cheltenham

The Russian Cross Explained | Russian Church Cheltenham

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