The Shroud of Turin, also known as the Holy Shroud ( Italian: Sindone di Torino, Sacra Sindone [ˈsaːkra ˈsindone] or Santa Sindone ), is a length of linen cloth bearing the negative image of a man. Some claim the image depicts Jesus of Nazareth and the fabric is the burial shroud in which he was wrapped after crucifixion.
- Cathedral of Saint John the Baptist, Turin, Italy
- 4.4 by 1.1 metres (14 ft 5 in × 3 ft 7 in)
Feb 13, 2020 · The Shroud of Turin, called La Sindone in Italian, is one of the most highly worshipped and controversial religious icons in Italy and perhaps in all of Christendom. The icon is an old linen shroud with the image of a crucified man.
The Shroud of Turin is displayed above the nave. If you get chance to see behind it, here lies the doorway to the Holy Shroud chapel ( Cappella della Sacra Sindone) by Guarino Guarini. It’s disappointing to see from the outside that the chapel dome is still covered in scaffold. It has been like this since a fire in 1997.
- Becky Little
- The shroud first surfaced in medieval France. The earliest historical records of the Shroud of Turin place it in Lirey, France during the 1350s. A French knight named Geoffroi de Charny allegedly presented it to the dean of the church in Lirey as Jesus’ authentic burial shroud.
- The pope soon declared it was not an actual historic relic. After the church of Lirey put the shroud on display, the church began to draw a lot of pilgrims, and also a lot of money.
- De Charny’s granddaughter was excommunicated for selling it to Italian royals. In 1418, when the Hundred Years’ War threatened to spill over into Lirey, Geoffroi de Charny’s granddaughter Margaret de Charny and her husband offered to store the cloth in their castle.
- Before the shroud moved to Turin, it was almost lost in a fire. In 1502, the house of Savoy placed the shroud in the Sainte-Chapelle in Chambéry, which is now part of France.
Apr 13, 2020 · Scientists say the Shroud of Turin can't be real, but some experts continue to insist it is. Nevertheless, the Shroud and the mystery around it continue to be a huge draw for tourists in Italy.
The Shroud of Turin (or Turin Shroud) is a linen cloth bearing the image of a man who appears to have been physically hurt in a manner consistent with crucifixion. It is kept in the royal chapel of the Cathedral of Saint John the Baptist in Turin, Italy. How and when the shroud and its image were created is the subject of intense debate among ...
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