Abbess
In Christianity, an abbess (Latin abbatissa, feminine form of abbas, abbot) is the female superior of a community of nuns, often an abbey.
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Princess Johanna Charlotte of Anhalt-Dessau
Johanna Charlotte of Anhalt-Dessau (6 April 1682 – 31 March 1750) was a princess of Anhalt-Dessau from the House of Ascania by birth and Margravine of Brandenburg-Schwedt by marriage. From 1729...
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Landrada
Landrada of Austrasia (died ca. 690) was an abbess who is venerated as a Catholic saint. She is credited with the foundation of Munsterbilzen Abbey (Belgium), where, in 2006, 10 massive oak trunk grav...
Jiko Linda Cutts
Jiko Linda Ruth Cutts (born 1947) is a Sōtō Zen priest practicing in the lineage of Shunryu Suzuki, a Senior Dharma Teacher at the San Francisco Zen Center. Cutts is a Dharma heir of Tenshin Reb Ander...
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Therese of Brunswick-Wolfenbüttel
Princess Therese Natalie of Brunswick-Wolfenbüttel-Bevern (4 June 1728 in Wolfenbüttel &ndashl 26 June 1778 in Gandersheim Abbey, in Bad Gandersheim) was a German noblewoman. She was a member of ...
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Bonnie Myotai Treace
Bonnie Myotai Treace is the founder and head Sensei of Hermitage Heart; she teaches at Gristmill Hermitage in Garrison, New York. Particularly known for her work in women's spirituality, poetry, and t...
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Euphrosyne of Polotsk
Euphrosyne of Polotsk (or Polatsk, Połack) (Belarusian: Еўфрасіння Полацкая; 1110–1173) was the granddaughter of a prince of Polotsk, Vseslav, and daughter of Prince Svyatoslav of Polotsk. She is ...
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Margaret of Brandenburg (1453–1509)
Margaret of Brandenburg (18 April 1453 – 27 April 1509, Hof) was a princess of Brandenburg by birth and abbess of the Poor Clares monastery at Hof from 1476 to 1490.
Margaret was the third d...
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Louise of Stolberg-Wernigerode
Countess Louise of Stolberg-Wernigerode (24 November 1771 at Wernigerode Castle – 8 June 1856 in Groß Krauschen) was abbess of Drübeck Abbey.Louise was a member of the House of Stolberg, from th...
Wendy Egyoku Nakao
Wendy Egyoku Nakao is the abbot of the Zen Center of Los Angeles. She moved into the center in 1978 and later received Dharma transmission and inka from Bernard Glassman. She assumed her abbotship in ...
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Herrad of Landsberg
Herrad of Landsberg (c. 1130 – July 25, 1195) was a 12th-century Alsatian nun and abbess of Hohenburg Abbey in the Vosges mountains. She is known as the author of the pictorial encyclopedia Hortus del...
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Jeanne de Jussie
Jeanne de Jussie (1503-1561) was a Roman Catholic nun and writer of 16th century Switzerland. She documented the role of the Protestant Reformation in the Poor Clares convent in Geneva.
Born to Lo...
Elisabeth of Anhalt-Zerbst (1545–1574)
Elisabeth of Anhalt (15 October 1545, Dessau – 26 September 1574, Barby) was abbess of the secular abbeys at Gernrode and Frose as Elisabeth III of Anhalt. After she left the convent, she becam...
Mother Irini
Mother Irini, الأم إيرينى(Tamav Irene),(Umina Irini) (died October 31, 2006) was Abbess of St. Philopateer Mercurius (Abu Sefein) Convent in Old Cairo, Egypt.Tamav (a Coptic word for "my mother") Er...
Euphrosyne of Greater Poland
Euphrosyne of Greater Poland (Polish: Eufrozyna wielkopolska; 1247/50 – 17/19 February 1298) was a Greater Poland princess, member of the House of Piast and Abbess of St. Clara in Trzebnica.She wa...
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