Hegumenos sentence example
- 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.
- at Rome, in which is placed the seat of the hegumenos or abbot.
- It lodges above 300 monks, and the establishment of the hegumenos is described as resembling the court of a petty sovereign prince.
- abbe), the head and chief governor of a community of monks, called also in the East hegumenos or archimandrite.