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Sculpture: Glass, Stone, Wood, Marble on Marble, Stone, Iron.
Originally, the eight points of the four arms of the later called Maltese Cross represented the 8 Lands of origin of the friar Knights, respectively the organization scheme of the Order speaking from human resources point of view.
The eight points are said to symbolize the eight points of courage:
Glory and honour
Contempt of death
Helpfulness towards the poor and the sick
Respect for the church