GEORGIA - 1964

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The Sveti Tskhoveli Cathedral in Mtskheta - here was kept the Robe of Christ for centuries until the town was captured by Persian Shah Abbas in the 17th century and the Robe was sent to the Russian Tsar Alexei Mikhailovich as a gift. It was installed in the church in the Kremlin and also another church was built celebrating the Deposition of the Robe


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