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noun - a monk of the Eastern Church
CALOYER - The Caloyers (Greek: , kalos ghérôn, "good old men"), also spelled Calogers or Calogeri, were Greek monks who followed the rule of Saint Basil of C...
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|Possible Crossword Clues|
|Monk of the Greek Orthodox Church|
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|Feb 1 2010 The Telegraph - General Knowledge|
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|a reclusive monk of the Greek Orthodox Church|
|Caloyer might refer to|
The Caloyers (Greek: , kalos ghérôn, "good old men"), also spelled Calogers or Calogeri, were Greek monks who followed the rule of Saint Basil of Caesarea. Both male and female, they inhabited Mount Athos (only men), and disseminated throughout many of the churches of the East. They lived either in monasteries, as at Mount Athos and Meteora or insulated in hermitages, devoted to agriculture and prayer.|
* There was never any reform among them; they retained their original institution and former habits, with minute exactness. Tavernier observed that they lived an isolated, austere life, eating no meat, and maintained four lents, besides numerous other fasts, with great strictness: they ate no food till they had earned it by the labor of their hands. During their lents, some did not eat more than once in three days, others only twice in seven.
* They were divided into three ranks or degrees: the novices, called Archari; the moderately accomplished, called Microschemi (); and the perfect, call