Maltese Cross: The eight points are said to symbolize the Eight Points of Courage: Loyalty, Piety, Generosity,  Bravery, Glory and honor, Contempt of death, Helpfulness towards the poor and the sick  Respect for the church. Currently the symbol for the Sovereign Military Order of Malta. SMOM was preceded by Knights Hospitalier and then Knights of Malta

The Maltese cross is the cross symbol associated with the Order of St. John since the middle ages, shared with the traditional Knights Hospitaller and the Sovereign Military Order of Malta, and by extension with the island of Malta.

Our doorknockers are nothing if not charming. #Malta I have this gorgeous door knocker my mother in law brought home from her visit in the 70s it now is on my door in the states and we have painted our door red in honour of the colourful doors of Malta that we fell in love with when visiting our family there in the 90s

Micro Malta - Watch out for these pretty doorknobs embellishing traditional Maltese doors.

The Knights' liquidation and arrest arose from a joint decision by the French King and the Pope. Description from wakeupkiwi.com. I searched for this on bing.com/images

Aristocrats, Socialites, and Celebrities Come Together For the Order of Malta’s Inaugural White Cross Ball

#cros #cristian #malta's cross #malta #cross

#cros #cristian #malta's cross #malta #cross

The Maltese Cross was introduced to Malta by the Knights of St. John of Jerusalem upon taking possession of the islands in 1530, and remains the Symbol of the Sovereign Military Order of Malta. The Knights of St. John of Jerusalem, now commonly known as the Knights of Malta, can trace their origin to a group of monks attached to a hospice built in the Holy Land.

The Maltese Cross was introduced to Malta by the Knights of St. John of Jerusalem upon taking possession of the islands in 1530, and remains the Symbol of the Sovereign Military Order of Malta. The Knights of St. John of Jerusalem, now commonly known as the Knights of Malta, can trace their origin to a group of monks attached to a hospice built in the Holy Land.

Chandelier Pendant CURREY & COMPANY MALTA Cross 10-Light Contemporar CC-2336

Chandelier Pendant CURREY & COMPANY MALTA Cross 10-Light Contemporar CC-2336

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Rhinestone Maltese Cross Brooch Vintage Malta Cross Pin #maltesecross #maltesecrossbrooch #maltesecrosspin

Rhinestone Maltese Cross Brooch Vintage Malta Cross Pin #maltesecross #maltesecrossbrooch #maltesecrosspin

MALTA CROSS ARTWORK

The Maltese Cross was officially adopted by the Order of the Knights Hospitallers of St. John in Its eight points denote the eight obligations of .

An Air Malta 70's advert showing the smiling, cheerful crew with the old Air Malta uniforms. The old Air Malta logo is depicted on the Boeing 720 tail in the background. The iconic cross is the symbol of the Maltese Islands.

An Air Malta advert showing the smiling, cheerful crew with the old Air Malta uniforms. The old Air Malta logo is depicted on the Boeing 720 tail in the background. The iconic cross is the symbol of the Maltese Islands.

APR 15 1942 Malta awarded the George Cross Valetta bomb damage A heavily bomb-damaged street in Valletta, Malta. This street is Kingsway, the principle street in Valletta. Service personnel and civilians are present clearing up the debris.

King's Way (Republic Street) after the bombing of the Island during the Second World War. They destroyed Royal Opera House can be seen on the right.

Blue Hematine Malta Cross-Laser 'Jesus', Necklace

Blue Hematine Malta Cross-Laser 'Jesus', Necklace

Malta Cross, Jesus Necklace

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