- In the early Middle
Ages, a xenodochium
or xenodoch(e)ion (from Ancient
Gr**** ξενοδοχεῖον, xenodokheîon; place
for strangers, inn, guesthouse) was either...
of the hegoumenos, or abbot. Excavations suggest
that the great xenodocheion
, a reception
area for pilgrims, may originally
have been a cemetery....
in one of his letters, as the site of a xenodocheion
(caravanserai). By the late 11th century, it featured
- Judean hills
east of Jerusalem. Martyrius reposed
13, 486. The xenodocheion
(pilgrim hostelry) was a source
of considerable income
to the Sabaite...
- each divided
into 4 sections second
half of 6th century building
/bimārestāns by the Nestorians under
the Sasanians, would evolve
- ho****e as a ptochotrophius, a late antique borrowing
from Gr****, like xenodocheion
. It literally means
"nourisher of the poor", i.e. "poorhouse". Life,...