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Painting of Abgar receiving the Image of Edessa from Thaddeus

The upper right panel of this 10th century painting shows Abgar receiving the picture of Christ--the Image of Edessa--from the disciple Thaddeus. It is significant in demonstrating that the Legend of Agbar was current at this time in the Byzantine world. See: What is the Legend of Abgar?

Painting of the Legend of Abgar

The above image is from Early Christianity and Culture: The Syriac World and Persia

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