Conciliation cross - stone cross built on the place, where he became a capital crime or disaster. In the Middle Ages it was possible in punishing offenders apply the system of so-called conciliation law, when the wrongdoers saved a task, which atoned for his crime. Such a task in addition to settlement with the affected families could be carving a stone cross erected on the spot where the crime was committed - symbol of conciliation with the family of his victim. These memorial crosses are mostly located in central and western Europe.


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