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Athos, Mount

Line breaks: Mount Athos
Pronunciation: /ˈaθɒs
 
, ˈeɪθ-/

Definition of Athos, Mount in English:

Derivatives

Athonite

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Pronunciation: /ˈaθəˌnʌɪt/
adjective& noun
Example sentences
  • From this comes a little story about St Silouan the Athonite, whose life of prayer taught him immense compassion for all people.
  • In the words of a leading twentieth-century Athonite monk, Fr Theoklitos of Dionysiou, ‘It is the eremitic life that constitutes the primary form of monasticism in the East.’
  • A notable instance of a monk whose love for others was transubstantiated into prayer is St Silouan the Athonite.

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