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c. 700

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  • Forced to pay high taxes, the orthodox Christians of Edessa pledge the Mandylion to a wealthy monophysite, Athanasius bar Khamoro. According to rumour, Athanasius made a faithful copy of the Mandylion. If this was indeed the case, it is the one that has remained in the Jacobite Church of Our Lady in Edessa ever since.

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