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coenobite

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a member of a religious order following a communal rule of life
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Secular" literature notwithstanding, the monastery's success in reaching the coenobitic ideal is attested by its books.
However, these retreats are all in a close relationship with major coenobitic monasteries, geographically, ideologically and visually.
Employing a device which subsequently became the trademark of Serbian postmodern prose, Pavic, in this allegorical story about two kinds of monks, coenobitic and idiorhythmic, transforms his historical material, freely combining it with legendary and mythological sources.
33) This social, philanthropic, and spiritual monastic outreach was particularly true of coenobitic monasteries in urban areas, such as the Pantokrator in Constantinople.
This multipolarity also governed the phases of late Antiquity and the Middle Ages, with the coenobitic communities and monasteries, the churches and the first universities.