Hegumenos sentence example

hegumenos
  • iipxwv, a ruler, and µav5pa, a fold or monastery), a title in the Greek Church applied to a superior abbot, who has the supervision of several abbots and monasteries, or to the abbot of some specially great and important monastery, the title for an ordinary abbot being hegumenos.
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  • at Rome, in which is placed the seat of the hegumenos or abbot.
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  • It lodges above 300 monks, and the establishment of the hegumenos is described as resembling the court of a petty sovereign prince.
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  • abbe), the head and chief governor of a community of monks, called also in the East hegumenos or archimandrite.
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