Sentence Examples

  • He lived first as an anchorite in the forest of Mendonk, and afterwards in the monastery founded with his assistance by Amandus at Ghent.
  • In 676 he became an anchorite on the island of Farne, and it is said that he performed miracles there.
  • 778, is the work of " John, the anchorite of Beth Mari Qanon, a monastery of Ma'arrath Meven city in the district of Antioch."
  • It contains four monasteries, the remains of the famous anchorite settlement of Nitriae.
  • On entering the order of St Basil, he adopted the name of an old Egyptian anchorite Bessarion, whose story he has related.

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