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  • Under my palms on the Western Wall, in the Well of Souls under the Dome of the Rock, on the rock marked by an eight-pointed star in the Church of the Nativity in Bethlehem -- many places held sacred by millions.

    Kazim Ali: Practicing Yoga on the Mountain of God

  • In the pointed arch above their heads is a golden eight-pointed star on a red field.

    Sensual Encounters: Monastic Women and Spirituality in Medieval Germany

  • It was the tattoos that I picked up on first—the signature eight-pointed star on the inside of her wrist.

    Zombies vs. Unicorns

  • The eight-pointed arrow is the symbol of the Eurasist movement — the striking young lady in camo fatigues is K. Zarudnev, deputy of the Leninskij district council, in Sevastopol — all these pictures and more can be found here.

    dugin & co in south ossetia

  • Here's the Wikipedia entry, which even has a Dutch connection: "The 1939 structure combines Dutch Colonial Revival Style architecture the suggestion of the Dutch born Jan van der Linden, Mission Revival, and Streamline Moderne style, with architectural details such as eight-pointed stars."

    SoCal Road Trip 2: Sea to Sand via Locomotive

  • **Random aside: I'll never forget the verbal beasting I got from a man, with an eight-pointed star on his hat and crowns on his sleeves, when I actually tried do something according to the handbook.

    Archive 2009-03-01

  • Azerbaijanthree equal horizontal bands of blue (top), red, and green; a crescent and eight-pointed star in white are centered in red band

    Flag description

  • Flag description: three equal horizontal bands of blue (top), red, and green; a crescent and eight-pointed star in white are centered in red band

    Azerbaijan

  • He liked to wear a single decoration suspended by a gold chain from his neck: an eight-pointed Maltese cross that identified him as a Chevalier in the Order of the Knights of Malta.

    Champlain's Dream

  • Above her head is her emblem, the eight-pointed star, and behind this the sun and moon meet.

    Archive 2008-11-01

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