The pentagram or five-pointed star is one of the oldest symbols of humanity.
As magical symbol is the most powerful and his presence is a must in this kind of ceremony, but it is present in various cultures.
Medieval Christians attributed the pentagram to the five stigmata of Christ, was a symbol of truth and protection against demons, Pythagoras used it as a symbol of health, to the Druids was the representation of the head of their god.
It is also used as a representation of the five primary elements: fire, water, air, earth and spirit and expresses the domination of the Spirit upon the elements of Nature.
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