Posts tagged ‘cross’

Iesus Hominum Salvator

I had to look this up – what does ihs mean on a cross…

The devotions and venerations also extend to the IHS christogram (a monogram of the Holy Name), derived from the Greek word IHSOUS (ΙΗΣΟΥΣ) for Jesus, or referring to Iesus Hominum Salvator, Jesus saviour of mankind, representing the Holy Name (Wikipedia).

Now you know.

The Altar

14th Century Priory Church St Michael’s Mount 30.10.2012

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