Definition of Acoemeti

1. an Eastern order of monks [n]



Lexicographical Neighbors of Acoemeti

acneiform
acneiform eruptions
acnes
acnestis
acnodal
acnode
acnodes
acock
acockbill
acoel
acoelomate
acoelomates
acoelous
acoels
acoemeti (current term)
acognitive
acokanthera
acolasia
acold
acollinear
acollinearity
acologic
acology
acolothist
acolothists
acolous
acoloutha
acolyctine
acolyte

Literary usage of Acoemeti

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and (1910)
"460, was founded by the consular Studius the famous monastery of the Studium, which was put in the hands of the acoemeti and became their chief house, ..."

2. Theodore of Studium: His Life and Times by Alice Gardner (1905)
"The acoemeti thus helped to keep alive the Christo- logical ... The doctrine that one of the Trinity had suffered was indignantly rejected by the acoemeti. ..."

3. 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)
"When their treason was made known at Rome by Simeon, one of the "acoemeti" monks, Felix convened a synod of seventy-seven bishops in the Lateran Basilica, ..."

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