Definition of Hegumens
1. hegumen [n] - See also: hegumen
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Literary usage of Hegumens
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Religious World Displayed: Or, A View of the Four Grand Systems of by Robert Adam (1818)
"The persons most eligible to this dignity are the archimandrites, and hegumens who belong to the synod; and, after diem, odier distinguished archimandrites ..."
2. The History of the Council of Florence by Basil Popoff, Aleksandr Vasilýevich Gorski, John Mason Neale (1861)
"Then followed the votes of the Bishops and hegumens. Out of twenty-seven present, ten voted for the union: seventeen against it ..."
3. A History of the Church of Russia by Andrew Nicholaevich Mouravieff (1842)
"He reformed a still greater irregularity in the nunneries, which had before been ruled by hegumens or priors, and had had poor brethren for the performance ..."
4. Lives of eminent Russian prelates: i. Nikon, sixth patriarch of Moscow (by R by Robinson Thornton (1854)
"Let orders be given, that after the deaths of the afore-named archimandrites, hegumens, and Priests, none be nominated who have ever gone to Papistical ..."
5. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann, Edward Aloysius Pace, Condé Bénoist Pallen, Thomas Joseph Shahan, John Joseph Wynne (1913)
"... 2 hegumens, 15 monastic priests, 70 secular priests, 2 deacons, and 40 cantors. Three of these are in Canada, and fifteen in Alaska. ..."