General information: The pentagram is a five pointed star and one of the oldest symbols in the world: it was used for more than 4000 years BC. The word derives from the Greek πεντάγραμμον (pentagrammon) which means five lines. In Greece, the pentagram also pent alpha (= five alphas), because there are five A's in his recognizable. The pentagram is now mainly used as a symbol in the esoteric and the occult. In the modern Satanism is an inverted version of the pentagram used. The pentagram was originally a pre-Christian symbol. By some people that sign therefore sometimes seen as the sign of Satan (the devil) and it is also common in Wiccan circles. The pentagram would be rejected to demonic symbol by Constantine the Great to "heathens" to convert to Christianity.