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anachoresis

Overview page. Subjects: Zoology and Animal Sciences.

The habit of living in holes or crevices as a means of avoiding predators.

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anachoresis

Overview page. Subjects: Zoology and Animal Sciences.

The habit of living in holes or crevices as a means of avoiding predators.

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anachoresis

David McFarland.

in A Dictionary of Animal Behaviour

P ublished online January 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Animal Behaviour and Behavioural Ecology. 129 words.

The habit of avoiding predators by living concealed in a hole, crevice, or some other retreat. Anachoretes must either emerge

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anachoresis

David McFarland.

in A Dictionary of Animal Behaviour

January 2006; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Animal Behaviour and Behavioural Ecology. 128 words.

The habit of avoiding predators by living concealed in a hole, crevice, or some other retreat. Anachoretes must either emerge

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anachoresis

Michael Allaby.

in A Dictionary of Ecology

January 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Ecology and Conservation. 15 words.

The habit of living in holes or crevices as a means of avoiding predators.

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anachoresis

Michael Allaby.

in A Dictionary of Ecology

P ublished online September 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Ecology and Conservation. 15 words.

The habit of living in holes or crevices as a means of avoiding predators.

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anachoresis

Michael Allaby.

in A Dictionary of Zoology

January 2009; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Zoology and Animal Sciences. 15 words.

The habit of living in holes or crevices as a means of avoiding predators.

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anachoresis

Edited by Michael Allaby.

in A Dictionary of Zoology

January 2014; p ublished online May 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Zoology and Animal Sciences. 15 words.

The habit of living in holes or crevices as a means of avoiding predators.

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<i>anachoresis</i>

in The Oxford Dictionary of Late Antiquity

March 2018; p ublished online March 2018 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Late Antiquity. 135 words.

An act of retreat or flight, notably the well-documented phenomenon of villagers and farmers fleeing their registered place of residence

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‘Ruined, they took flight’ Mendesian <i>anachōrēsis</i>

Katherine Blouin.

in Triangular Landscapes

July 2014; p ublished online October 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Greek and Roman Archaeology; Classical History. 8941 words.

Anachorēsis, which is defined as the absence of taxpayers from their residence or idia, is attested in Egypt from the Pharaonic period, and seems to have been endemic to the...

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anachoresis <i>n.</i>

Edited by Robert Ireland.

in A Dictionary of Dentistry

January 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Dentistry. 11 words.

The attraction of micro-organisms to a local tissue lesion.

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The <i>Life of Antony</i>: Text and Context

William, S.J. Harmless.

in Desert Christians

July 2004; p ublished online July 2005 .

Chapter. Subjects: Christianity. 12418 words.

Athanasius’ Life of Antony (Vita Antonii) became a classic almost overnight and helped create a new genre of Christian literature: the life of a saint. Closer in spirit to Beowulf or Raider...

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Political Ideologies in the Legal Realm

Benjamin Kelly.

in Petitions, Litigation, and Social Control in Roman Egypt

September 2011; p ublished online January 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Classical History. 18149 words.

This chapter is concerned with the impact of the legal system at the level of political ideology. The spectacle of the courtroom and the rhetoric of administrators served to reinforce the...

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The rise of the hermit in England

Tom Licence.

in Hermits and Recluses in English Society, 950–1200

January 2011; p ublished online May 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500). 13283 words.

This chapter is concerned to discover whether, how, and when attitudes towards hermits in England changed between the tenth century and the twelfth, and whether any such changes were linked...

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Eradicating sin, in theory

Tom Licence.

in Hermits and Recluses in English Society, 950–1200

January 2011; p ublished online May 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500). 10445 words.

The patterns hagiographers followed when reconstructing the careers and credentials of saintly anchorites were sufficiently formulaic to provide modern historians with evidence of how they...

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