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  • noun Plural form of Christogram.

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  • Other common abbreviations — also known as Christograms — include the INRI (from the Latin for “Jesus Nazarene, King of the Jews”) on crucifixes, the IHS (from the first three letters in “Jesus” in Greek) on tombstones, or the contracted nomina sacra in early Greek scriptures.

    2009 December « Motivated Grammar

  • Other common abbreviations — also known as Christograms — include the INRI (from the Latin for “Jesus Nazarene, King of the Jews”) on crucifixes, the IHS (from the first three letters in “Jesus” in Greek) on tombstones, or the contracted nomina sacra in early Greek scriptures.

    Putting the X back in Christmas « Motivated Grammar

  • Yet the appearance of alphas and omegas, monogrammed crosses, and chi-rho Christograms on various items, as well as a spoon inscribed "Vivas in deo", suggest that they were Christians, which is not surprising for early fifth-century elites.

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