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The '''True Cross''' is the name for physical remnants which, by the tradition of some Christian churches, are said to be
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The '''True Cross''' is the name for physical remnants which, by the tradition of some Christian churches, are said to be from the cross upon which Jesus was crucified.
[[File:True cross.jpg|thumb|334x334px|The True Cross as Portrayed in the 2005 film ''[[Kingdom of Heaven (film)|Kingdom of Heaven]]'' ]]
 
from the cross upon which Jesus was crucified.
 
   
 
Around 1009, the year in which Fatimid caliph [[Al-Hakim bi-Amr Allah]] ordered the destruction of the Church of the Holy Sepulchre, Christians in Jerusalem hid part of the cross and it remained hidden until the city was taken by the European soldiers of the [[First Crusade]].
 
Around 1009, the year in which Fatimid caliph [[Al-Hakim bi-Amr Allah]] ordered the destruction of the Church of the Holy Sepulchre, Christians in Jerusalem hid part of the cross and it remained hidden until the city was taken by the European soldiers of the [[First Crusade]].

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