Crossed Keys

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Coat Of Arms Of The State Of Vatican City - Origins and Background - Holy See
... See is in Froissart's Chronicles "gules two keys in saltire argent" ... "From the beginning of the 14th century, the two crossed keys constitute the arms of the papacy ... Most often the key placed in bend is gold and the one placed in bend sinister, silver sometimes they are both gold, or, less often, silver." A 15th-century "scudo della Santa Sede" (escutcheon of the Holy See ...
Flag Of Vatican City - The Flag
... of two vertical bands, one of gold or yellow (hoist side) and one of white with the crossed keys of Saint Peter and the Papal Tiara centered in the white band ... The crossed keys consist of a golden and a silver key, in which the silver key is placed in the dexter position ... tiara (as used under the pontificate of Pius XI) the two keys which represent the keys to Heaven (according to the Gospel of Matthew 1619) given by Jesus Christ to St ...

Famous quotes containing the words keys and/or crossed:

    And yet we constantly reclaim some part of that primal spontaneity through the youngest among us, not only through their sorrow and anger but simply through everyday discoveries, life unwrapped. To see a child touch the piano keys for the first time, to watch a small body slice through the surface of the water in a clean dive, is to experience the shock, not of the new, but of the familiar revisited as though it were strange and wonderful.
    Anna Quindlen (b. 1952)

    What I have crossed out I didn’t like. What I haven’t crossed out I’m dissatisfied with.
    Cecil B. De Mille (1881–1959)