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Sardinia

Flag made on weave of polyester of 110 gr. .Solid colours. Total crossing of the colour. Long duration to the inclemency.

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The flag of Sardinia.


Popularly known as sos bator moros or is cuatru morus ('the four moros' in Sardinian), is the official flag of the autonomous region of Sardinia. The flag consists of a red cross on a white background with a Moor's head on each corner of the cross.

The emblem of the cross of San Jorge with four heads of Moor in silver field appears for the first time in 1281 in lead seals of Pedro III of Aragon, probably as a personal symbol and allusive to the spirit of crusade.

According to the legendary interpretations of its origin arisen in the fourteenth century, the emblem was associated with the Battle of Alcoraz, which linked it to the miraculous intervention of St. George in the Christian conquest of Huesca. Tradition perpetuated this interpretation and ended up naming these weapons, known in heraldry as Cruz de Alcoraz. In the Aragonese representations there are variants throughout the Middle and Modern Age, such as the sinister disposition of the first and third heads (facing them symmetrically to the second and fourth) or to convert the Moorish adalides into kings, adding respective open crowns.

This coat of arms was used as of the middle of the XV century as one of the emblems of the Kingdom of Aragon, and was assumed as a territorial symbol of Sardinia at the end of the fifteenth century (with security in the second half) when the island was part of the Crown of Aragon.

Currently the emblem appears in the third quarter of the current coat of Aragon, which follows a design documented from 1499, in the work of Fabricio Vagad, Chronic of Aragon, an incunable printed in Zaragoza by Pablo Hurus.

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Sardinia

Sardinia

Flag made on weave of polyester of 110 gr. .Solid colours. Total crossing of the colour. Long duration to the inclemency.

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