© Stephen E. Jones
This is the first installment of part #8, "Eighth century," of my "Chronology of the Turin Shroud: AD 30 - present" series. For more information about this series See part #1, "First century" and index.
8th century (701-800)
[Above (enlarge): Fresco of Christ Pantocrator from the catacomb of Pontianus, Rome. Note in particular the Vignon marking on this 8th century fresco: "(2) three-sided [topless] `square' between brows. See future"710" below.]
To be continued in the second installment of this part #8 of this series.
1. This post is copyright. Permission is granted to quote from any part of this post (but not the whole post), provided it includes a reference citing my name, its subject heading, its date, and a hyperlink back to this page. [return]
2. "Catacomba di Ponziano," Google Translate, Wikipedia, 25 January 2016. [return]
3. Scavone, D.C., "The History of the Turin Shroud to the 14th C.," in Berard, A., ed., 1991, "History, Science, Theology and the Shroud," Symposium Proceedings, St. Louis Missouri, June 22-23, 1991, The Man in the Shroud Committee of Amarillo, Texas: Amarillo TX, pp.171-204, 189; Iannone, J.C., 1998, "The Mystery of the Shroud of Turin: New Scientific Evidence," St Pauls: Staten Island NY, p.153. [return]
Posted: 24 February 2017. Updated: 25 February 2017.