Related Overviews


'hegumenos' can also refer to...


More Like This

Show all results sharing this subject:

  • Christianity


Show Summary Details

Quick Reference

(Gk. ἡγούμενος, lit. ‘leader’).

A title in the E. for the ruler of a monastery. He is usually elected by the monks of the monastery, though confirmation is required from ...

Subjects: Christianity.

Reference entries

Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content. Please, subscribe or login to access all content.