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St. Anthony of Egypt bore a cross in the form of a tau on his cloak.[2] The Tau Cross is most commonly used in reference to the Franciscan Order and Saint Francis of Assisi, who adopted it as his personal coat of arms after hearing Pope Innocent III talk about the Tau symbol.[4] It is now a symbol of the Franciscan Order. and the sign of Taurus.[3]

Happy Memorial of St Francis of Assisi – October 4 #pinterest #stfrancis In 1219, he went to Egypt in an attempt to convert the Sultan to put an end to the conflict of the Crusades. By this point, the Franciscan Order had grown to such an extent that its primitive organizational structure was no longer sufficient. He returned to Italy to organize the Order. Once his community was.......

Assisi. Italy: The Tau Cross is considered as a symbol of the Franciscan Order and of Saint Francis of Assisi. Almost all Franciscan places of worship have the Tau painted on their buildings and many members of the Franciscan Order wear a wooden T in a string with three knots around their ankle. In 2013, the Roman Catholic Pope took Francis (of Assisi) as his name to become Papa Francisco.

Samoa Bundt Cake

Tis the season! Samoa Bundt Cake is back. Quite possibly the greatest dessert recipe in the history of the universe. Chocolate and Brown sugar swirl cake topped with caramel frosting, toasted coconut and chocolate ganache. Not healthy, but totally worth every bite!

Sistrum handle, Egyptian (26.7.1450) Egyptian alabaster. Old Kingdom, dynasty 6, reign of Teti, 2323-2291 BCE.

To Celebrate World Poetry Day, Here Are 10 Perfectly Poetic Tattoos

This is probably a saying that Atalanta could agree with. She was a Virgin warrior who refused every marriage offer. She had no Interest in marriage which is very different from the time period she lived in expected from her. Image was originally posted on Instagram but I found it on in an article title "To Celebrate World Poetry Day, Here Are 10 Perfectly Poetic Tattoos"

Saint Peter's Cross An upside-down Latin cross, based on a tradition that holds that Saint Peter was martyred by being crucified upside-down. Today it is often associated with anti-Christian or Satanic groups.