The most earliest Christian Cross depiction conjointly appeared to be related from possible satirical Dionysian representations, such as this very early piece of graffiti carved behind a pillar in Rome during the 2nd century.

The few literary sources tell of hostility between incomers and natives.

They describe violence, destruction, massacre and the flight of the Romano-British population.

In the Greco-Roman world, from where Christianity later flourished, the most dominant cult (1000 BC) of a savior nailed upon a crucifix was that also of the pagan fertility god (left), who suffered persecution, died, and then rose again from the dead.

Only was it until the late 5th century that genuine portrayals of Jesus on a crucifix were found, as before this time however, artifacts had all but depicted Jesus as the fish, or as the shepherd, but never on a Cross.

Also, it has long been supposed that the influence of Celtic languages on Old English was slight.

These points have suggested a very large-scale invasion by various Germanic peoples.

The settlement was followed by the establishment of Anglo-Saxon kingdoms in the south and east of Britain, later followed by the rest of modern England.

The available evidence includes the scanty contemporary and near-contemporary written record, and archaeological and genetic information.

But even the bulls of such a pontiff as Innocent III are not unfrequently at fault, and as LĂ©opold Delisle has shown, an erroneous calculation of the indiction may be perpetuated through a whole series of authentic documents (Bib. The point of main interest in this connection is to determine the source and period of the introduction of our present system of dating by the Christian Era.