Holy Mount Athos- Elders & Hermits-Psalm 50

 
Published on April 14, 2008
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They are distinct from the world, because of their special conduct and their exemplary ethical life.They are known as the "anchorites" (from anachoresis: departure, flight); the hermits (from eremos: desert); and the monastics (from monos: alone, for a monastic "lives in the presence of God alone").