Closer Look: The Globus Cruciger

In use as early as the 5th century, this sphere topped with a cross reminds of Christ’s kingship over the world, and the dominion of the Cross. If you see an image of Christ as Salvator Mundi, you will see Him holding a globus cruciger.

“The earth is the Lord’s and the fulness thereof: the world, and all they that dwell therein. For he hath founded it upon the seas; and hath prepared it upon the rivers.” -Ps 23


One Response to “Closer Look: The Globus Cruciger”

  1. D. Darmanin Says:

    I always thought that was the Holy Hand Grenade!

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