Definition of Anchorite. Meaning of Anchorite. Synonyms of Anchorite

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Definition of Anchorite

Anchorite
Anchorite An"cho*rite, n. Same as Anchoret.

Meaning of Anchorite from wikipedia

- An anchorite or anc****t (female: anc****ss; adj. anchoritic; from Ancient Gr****: ἀναχωρητής, anachōrētḗs, "one who has retired from the world", from...
- An anchorite (feminine form anc****ss) is a Christian person who lives in strict physical separation from secular society. Anchorite or Anc****ss may...
- An immured anchorite, considered by many to be a myth, is a Tibetan monk who has taken a vow to spend their life permanently sealed inside a small walled...
- The Anchorite (Spanish: El anacoreta) is a 1976 Spanish drama film directed by Juan Estelrich. It was entered into the 27th Berlin International Film...
- Calogerus the Anchorite (Gr****: Καλόγερος ὁ Αναχωρητής, translit. Kalogeros ho Anakhorētēs, Kalogeros o Anakhoritis, Latin: Calogerus or Calocerus, Sicilian:...
- throughout the centuries. Yet the anchoritic life, while similar to the eremitic life, can also be distinct from it. Anchorites lived the religious life in...
- The Monastery of Saint Paul the Anchorite in Egypt is a Coptic Orthodox monastery located in the Eastern Desert, near the Red Sea mountains. It is about...
- Saint Cyriacus the Anchorite (also known as 'Cyriacus the Hermit') (Gr****: Ὅσιος Κυριάκος ὁ Ἀναχωρητής, Hosios Kyriakos ho Anachōrētēs) was born in Corinth...
- terms that denote particular kinds of monk, such as cenobite, hermit, anchorite, hesychast, or solitary. In Eastern Orthodoxy monasticism holds a very...
- one of the minor twelve minor prophets Amun, anchorite and bishop from Scetes Anasimon, the anchorite queen Anastasia, martyr Anastasius, the 36th Pope...
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