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[Greek, ‘objects not made by [human] hands’] Primarily used of direct impressions of Christ’s face (the Kamoulianai Christ, the Mandylion of Edessa, the Veronica of Rome, and the Shroud of Turin), a category first attested in the 6th century.

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Subjects: Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500).


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