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Author Nicolotti, Andrea
Title From the Mandylion of Edessa to the Shroud of Turin : The Metamorphosis and Manipulation of a Legend
Imprint Leiden : BRILL, 2014
©2014
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Edition 1st ed
Descript 1 online resource (227 pages)
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Series Art and Material Culture in Medieval and Renaissance Europe Ser. ; v.1
Art and Material Culture in Medieval and Renaissance Europe Ser
Note Intro -- Contents -- Acknowledgements -- List of illustrations -- Chapter 1 -- Introduction -- Chapter 2 -- Origins and Traditions -- King Abgar and the Origins of the Legend -- The Apparition of the Image in Edessa -- The Development of Traditions about the Image -- The Siege of Edessa -- A Later Genesis? -- An Older Genesis? -- Silence in Syria and Traditions in Armenia -- The Iconoclastic Era -- Chapter 3 -- Shifting Perspectives? -- Acts of Thaddaeus -- The Term tetrádiplon and the Reliquary of the Image -- The Question of the Folds -- The Letter of the Three Patriarchs and Jesus' Height -- Chapter 4 -- The Translation of the Image of Edessa -- Gregory Referendarius and the Translation of the Image -- The Narratio de imagine Edessena -- The Keramion -- The Edessean Cult of the Image -- The Synaxarium -- The Liturgical Odes -- Chapter 5 -- The Mandylion in Constantinople -- The Name "Mandylion" -- Persistence of Converging and Different Traditions -- An Elusive Vision -- The Preservation of the Mandylion in Byzantium -- The Revolt of the Palace -- Robert de Clari -- Latin Sermon -- Chapter 6 -- An Overview of Iconography -- The Holy Face of Lucca -- Orderic Vitalis -- Iconography of the Mandylion -- Flowers or Holes? -- Miniatures of the Mandylion -- The Georgian Icon of Ancha -- The Madrid's Skylitzes -- A Russian Icon -- Byzantine Coins -- Two Copies of the Mandylion of Edessa -- Chapter 7 -- The End -- The Sainte-Chapelle in Paris and the Disappearance of the Mandylion -- Conclusions -- Index of Names
Andrea Nicolotti reconstructs the history and iconography of an ancient image of Christ, the acheiropoieton ("not made by human hands") Mandylion of Edessa. He refutes the theory that the Mandylion still exists and is known as the Shroud of Turin
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
Link Print version: Nicolotti, Andrea From the Mandylion of Edessa to the Shroud of Turin : The Metamorphosis and Manipulation of a Legend Leiden : BRILL,c2014 9789004269194
Subject Jesus Christ -- Relics.;Holy Face of Edessa.;Holy Shroud
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