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  • 1 Turin, Shroud of — • A relic now preserved at Turin, for which the claim is made that it is the actual clean linen cloth in which Joseph of Arimathea wrapped the body of Jesus Christ Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006 …

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  • 2 Turin Shroud — Turin Shroud, the a piece of cloth which is believed by some people to have covered the dead body of Jesus Christ after he had been crucified and to be marked with an image of his face. But scientists who tested the cloth using ↑carbon dating… …

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  • 3 Turin, Shroud of — Linen fragment that for centuries was said to be the burial garment of Jesus. It has been preserved since 1578 in the royal chapel of the Cathedral of San Giovanni Battista in Turin, Italy. Measuring 14 ft 3 in. by 3 ft 7 in. (4.3 m by 1.1 m), it …

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  • 4 Turin shroud — a cloth reputed to be the shroud in which Christ was wrapped after the crucifixion; modern scientific dating indicates that it is of medieval date …

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  • 5 Turin, Shroud of — …

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  • 6 Radiocarbon 14 dating of the Turin Shroud — Radiocarbon dating of the Turin Shroud was the most famous scientific study performed on the artifact. The radiocarbon dating was carried out in 1988 and dated the cloth is to between 1260 and 1390 C.E., compatible with the first recorded mention …

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  • 7 Shroud of Turin — The Shroud of Turin: modern photo of the face, positive left, negative right. Negative has been contrast enhanced. The Shroud of T …

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  • 8 Turin — For other uses, see Turin (disambiguation). Torino redirects here. For other uses, see Torino (disambiguation). Turin Torino   Comune   Comune di Torino …

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  • 9 Turin Cathedral — Exterior view of the church. Turin Cathedral (Italian: Duomo di Torino) is the major Roman Catholic church of Turin, northern Italy. Dedicated to Saint John the Baptist (Italian: San Giovanni Battista), it was built during 1491 1498 and it is… …

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  • 10 Turin — /toor in, tyoor , too rin , tyoo /, n. a city in NW Italy, on the Po: capital of the Kingdom of Italy 1860 65. 1,188,689. Italian, Torino. * * * Italian Torino City (pop., 2001 prelim.: 857,433), Piedmont region, northwestern Italy. Located on… …

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  • 11 Turin — • The chief town of a civil province in Piedmont and was formerly the capital of the Duchy of Savoy and of the Kingdom of Sardinia Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Turin     Turin   …

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  • 12 Turin (disambiguation) — Turin may refer to the following:PlacesCanada*Turin, AlbertaItaly*Province of Turin, in Italy **Turin, city in this provinceUnited States*Turin, Georgia *Turin, Iowa *Turin (village), New York *Turin (town), New York *Turin Township,… …

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  • 13 Shroud of Turin — • A relic now preserved at Turin, for which the claim is made that it is the actual clean linen cloth in which Joseph of Arimathea wrapped the body of Jesus Christ Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006 …

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  • 14 Shroud — usually refers to an item, such as a cloth, that covers or protects some other object. The term is most often used in reference to burial sheets , or winding sheets , such as the famous Shroud of Turin or Tachrichim (burial shrouds) that Jews are …

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  • 15 Shroud of Turin, the — Shroud of Tu|rin, the [ ,ʃraud əv tu rın ] the shroud that some people believe Jesus s body was wrapped in …

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  • 16 Turin — (Torino)    Located in the northwest corner of Italy near the French border, Turin is the fourth largest city in Italy, with a current population of around 900,000. Like Milan, Turin can trace its history to Roman times, but its modern history… …

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  • 17 Shroud (disambiguation) — A shroud is a burial cloth. Shroud may also refer to:* Shroud (comics), a fictional superhero in the Marvel Comics universe * Shroud (sailing), a rope that gives support to the masts in sailing ships * Shroud of Turin, an ancient linen cloth… …

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  • 18 shroud — 1. noun 1) the shroud of Turin Syn: winding sheet; historical cerements 2) a shroud of mist a shroud of secrecy Syn: covering, cover, cloak, mantle, blanket, layer, cloud, veil …

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  • 19 Shroud of Turin — a linen cloth kept in the Cathedral of Turin, Italy, since the late 1500s that bears a faint life size human image venerated by some as the imprint of the dead body of Jesus. * * * …

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  • 20 Shroud of Turin — a linen cloth kept in the Cathedral of Turin, Italy, since the late 1500s that bears a faint life size human image venerated by some as the imprint of the dead body of Jesus …

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