Introduction / Using ARAS: The Symbolism of the Cross

[aras-image:5Dk.060,,9,289,315,Eleventh-century French psalter]
  An eleventh-century painting from a French psalter presents Christ Triumphant, that is, crowned, with his eyes open, on a green cross against a pink background with the four apostles in the four corners, Matthew on the left, John as the eagle on the right, Mark as the lion and Luke as the ox in the lower corners. This mandalic form puts Christ Triumphant in the centre
(5Dk.060,). ...