The late second century Church Father, Clement of Alexandria (c. Jude-Thaddaeus (1st-2nd century) was known to be in Britio Edessenorum, the citadel of Abgar. 1100–1155), an English historian, in his Historia Regum Britanniae ("History of the Kings of Britain"), did not mention Bede's King Lucius, but did mention a first-century British king named Arviragus, whom he found in the Roman satirist, Juvenal (fl. will capture some king - perhaps Arviragus will tumble out of his British wagon".Since, like Lucius, there never was a King Arviragus in Britain, Juvenal presumably was referring to Edessa's King Abgar VII (109-116), pronounced "Avgarus", who had led a failed revolt against Rome in 116. John Long has been a Maryland Parole and Probation Agent for 35 years.He has a 30 year interest in the Shroud and is past president of the Holy Shroud Task Force, a professional group devoted to research and education on the Shroud of Turin.For a few decades, accounts have been circulating about alleged dating work done on a piece of the Shroud of Turin in the early 1980s.Unfortunately, the accounts have been largely unsubstantiated, vague, and inconsistent.
If you set out to study these issues in depth, you enter a labyrinth of garbled information, without much guidance and without a lot of hope of accomplishing much. Eyewitnesses and other sources relevant to the events in question are gradually dying off.
I am an Australian evangelical Christian in my 70s. Several painted copies of the Shroud bear inscriptions attesting to their having been deployed in this way, as in the case of one in Toledo worded: `This picture was made as closely as possible to the precious relic ... the Turin Shroud] and was laid upon it in June 1568.' [Leone, D., "El Santo Sudario en Espana," Biblioteca Sindoniana: Barcelona, 1959, pp.47-56] According to Heller's and Adler's analysis, [Heller, J.
I am persuaded by the evidence that the Shroud of Turin is the burial sheet of Jesus Christ and bears His crucified and resurrected image. W., "The Shroud of Turin and the C-14 Dating Fiasco" (1996).] See main name index A-Z for more details. H., "Report on the Shroud of Turin," Houghton Mifflin: Boston, 1983] and consistent with the 'on-site' observations, the Shroud's fibres which represent the `body' image have no identifiable substance added to them that might be responsible for this image. the New England Institute, even declared: `It is as certain that there is blood on the Shroud as it is that there is blood in your veins.
And, like him, they too found particles of vermilion and other artists' pigments.
D., 1980, "Blood on the Shroud of Turin," Applied Optics, Vol. As Heller and Adler showed, Mc Crone was correct that the Shroud indeed has iron oxide particles scattered across its surface.