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The asterisk is a [[
The asteriskis a []shaped object which is placed on the [] during the and supports the covering. Historicallythe asterisk represented the heavenswhile the [] represented the earth. More recently the asterisk has also come to the star of the [[Magi]].
Revision as of 05:01, January 11, 2007
The asterisk is a cross-shaped object which is placed on the paten during the Proskomedia and supports the covering. Historically, the asterisk represented the heavens, while the paten represented the earth. More recently the asterisk has also come to symbolize the star of the Magi.