Friday, October 19, 2007

A little cross?

From Wiki:-

The Victory Cross (Cruz de la Victoria in Spanish), is the name given to the Christian cross carried by King Pelagius of Asturias (Spain) at the Battle of Covadonga.

It's a wooden (oak) cross. It was covered with gold and precious stones in 908, under King Alfonso III, and so it remains until our days at the Cathedral of San Salvador (Oviedo).

Almost 1100 years old! They don't make victory crosses like that any more! ;)


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