The most famous ones are the Mandylion of Edessa, the Veronica and the Shroud of Turin.
Beyond the last-mentioned river, Edessa was distinguished by a firm and early adherence to the faith.
It is not important to trace the vicissitudes of the building of Edessa any further.
And men of Assyria bare his body into Mesopotamia into the city of Edessa, and after, he was brought thither again.
He then achieved the triumph of his life by the capture of Edessa.
He fell upon him suddenly near Edessa, defeated him, and reduced the troops under him to great distress for provisions.
Yet there were undoubtedly a large number of Christians in Edessa in Eusebius day.
Kerbogha's host had advanced from Edessa, constantly swelling in numbers.
The loss of Edessa sounded a trumpet note of alarm to the West.
(b) The second was a priest of Edessa, and flourished in the reign of Zeno (474-491).