The Definitive Shroud of Turin FAQ

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Mandylion

Modern MandylionMandylion is a Greek word that describes a miraculous image of Jesus on a cloth rectangle, or more specifically the Image of Edessa.

In a modern context, the word is sometimes used to describe any Eastern Orthodox style icon of Jesus, for instance, the modern painted icon pictured here. In the context of the Shroud of Turin it is often used to distinguish to Image of Edessa/Shroud of Turin during the time that it was in Constantinople between A.D. 944 and 1204.

The word should not be confused with mandilion or mandelion which is a hip-length, sleeveless pullover coat.

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