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The Ochrid Archbishopric
 
 (clickable images and text from the National Museum of History, Sofia)
 
Shroud, XIII c.
Ochrid, Macedonia

Presented by the Emperor Andronicos II Palleologus (1282-1328) to the Ochrid Archbishop, inscribed with gold fibers: "Shepherd of the Bulgarians, remember the ruler Andronicos Palleologus, when sacrificing". 

Mitre of the Ochrid Archbishops, XVII c.
Ochrid, Macedonia
 
Shroud, XIII c.
Ochrid, Macedonia

Given as a present by Emperor Theodor Komnenos (1216-1230) and his wife Maria to the Ochrid Archbishop Demitrios Homatianos (1215-1236). 

 

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