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2007-10-06 15:00:14

By Aubrey Woods, The Tribune, Seymour, Ind. Oct. 6--A local company claiming to have found buried treasure in what was once a cemetery has asked Jackson Superior Court for permission to recover it. In a lawsuit filed Sept.

2006-04-18 07:20:00

Residents of a Cypriot village, intrigued for decades by a tale of buried treasure and an underground flight of steps leading nowhere, have decided to get to the bottom of the mystery.


Word of the Day
sudarium
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.