Definition of Hegumenos

1. [n -ES]



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Hegumenos

hegemonists
hegemonize
hegemonized
hegemonizes
hegemonizing
hegemons
hegemony
hegge
hegges
hegira
hegiras
hegumen
hegumene
hegumenes
hegumenies
hegumenos (current term)
hegumenoses
hegumens
hegumeny
hehs
heiau
heiaus
heid
heideite
heidornite
heids
heiduc
heiduck
heiducks

Literary usage of Hegumenos

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1. A Residence at Constantinople in the Year 1827: With Notes to the Present by Josiah Brewer (1830)
"... —Property—Ecclesiastical prison—Superstitious resort of the sick—Brutal conduct of an hegumenos—A benevolent monk— ..."

2. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann (1913)
"The lauree, and convents, had each its own superior, sometimes called archimandrite, and sometimes hegumenos, terms synonymous in the beginning, ..."

3. Travels in Crete by Robert Pashley (1837)
"THE venerable hegumenos tells me that the monastery possessed annals of its history, which were burnt during the revolution. At present its members are only ..."

4. A Select Library of Nicene and Post-Nicene Fathers of the Christian Church by Philip Schaff, Henry Wace (1900)
"That a Bishop or hegumenos ought not to alienate any part of the suburban estate of the ... And the bishop or hegumenos doing this shall be turned out, ..."

5. Travels in Greece and Albania by Thomas Smart Hughes (1830)
"After service, the hegumenos accompanied me to the precipice where our tent ... The hegumenos, out of compliment to his English guests, had brought with him ..."

6. Researches in the Highlands of Turkey: Including Visits to Mounts Ida, Athos by Henry Fanshawe Tozer (1869)
"He called to the hegumenos, and once again he called him, ‘Come down, my Lord hegumenos, we want you as confessor; One of our company is sick, ..."

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