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Ancient Roman Mosaics
2014-12-16 12:39:08

And all this time we thought they were just for decoration.

Mosaic Discovery In Turkey Demonstrates Cultural Influence Of Roman Empire
2012-09-18 08:57:09

An archaeological team from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln has unearthed a massive Roman mosaic in southern Turkey...


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'.