Francesco Maurolico
Francesco Maurolico (Greek: Φραγκίσκος Μαυρόλυκος, Frangiskos Mavrolikos; Latin: Franciscus Maurolycus; Francisci Maurolyci; Italian: Francesco Maurolico; September 16, 1494-July 21 or July 22, 1575) ...
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Joseph the Hymnographer
Saint Joseph the Hymnographer (Greek: Όσιος Ιωσήφ ο Υμνογράφος) was a monk of the ninth century. He is one of the greatest liturgical poets and hymnographers of the Eastern Orthodox Church. He is ...
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Luke of Steiris
Luke of Steiris, Luke Thaumaturgus, Luke the Younger, Luke of Hellas, or Luke the Wonder-worker (d. 946 AD) was a Byzantine saint of the tenth century AD who lived in the themes (provinces) of Hellas ...
Vissarion Korkoliacos
Vissarion Korkoliacos (Greek: Βησσαρίων Κορκολιάκος), also spelled as Visarion or Vissarion Korkoliakos, (1908–1991), was a Greek Orthodox monk of the Agathonos Monastery, close to Lamia, Central ...
Theophanes the Branded
Theophanes the Branded also called Theophanes Graptus or Theophanes of Nicaea (775 - 845) was a Byzantine monk and hymnographer.Next to Joseph the Hymnographer, Theophanes is the major contributor to ...
Theophanes the Cretan
Theophanis Strelitzas (Θεοφάνης Στρελίτζας), also known as Theophanes the Cretan (Θεοφάνης ο Κρης) or "of Crete" or "Theophanes Bathas", was a leading icon painter of the Cretan school in the first h...
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Evagrius Ponticus
Evagrius Ponticus (Greek: Εὐάγριος ὁ Ποντικός, "Evagrius of Pontus"), also called Evagrius the Solitary (345-399 AD), was a Christian monk and ascetic. One of most influential theologians in the l...
Maximus the Greek
Maximus the Greek, also known as Maximos the Greek or Maksim Grek (Greek: Μάξιμος ὁ Γραικός, Russian: Максим Грек, c. 1475-1556), was a Greek monk, publicist, writer, scholar, humanist, and translator...
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Theodore the Studite
Theodore the Studite (also known as Theodorus Studita, St. Theodore of Stoudios, and St. Theodore of Studium; 759–826) was a Byzantine Greek monk and abbot of the Stoudios Monastery in Constantinople....
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Michael Maleinos
Saint Michael Maleinos (Greek: Μιχαήλ Μαλεΐνος, c. 894–963) was a Byzantine monk who commanded great respect among Christians of Asia Minor. He was the brother of general Constantine Maleino...
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Dionysius the Philosopher
Dionysius the Philosopher (Greek: Διονύσιος ὁ Φιλόσοφος; ca. 1560 – 1611) was a Greek monk who led two farmer revolts against the Ottoman Turks.
Dionysius was born in c. 1560 AD in Paramythia,...
Niphon Kausokalybites
Niphon Kausokalybites (Greek: Όσιος Νήφων Καυσοκαλυβίτης, 1316–1411) was a Greek Christian Orthodox Saint and monk. He is celebrated by the Eastern Orthodox Church on June 14.A Greek, Niphon was b...
Theosis (Eastern Orthodox theology)
In Eastern Orthodoxy deification (theosis) is a transformative process whose goal is likeness to or union with God. As a process of transformation, theosis is brought about by the effects of katharsis...
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Cosmas of Aetolia
Cosmas of Aetolia (sometimes Kosmas of Aetolia or Cosmas/Kosmas the Aetolian or Patrokosmas "Father Cosmas") (Greek: Κοσμάς Αιτωλός, Kosmas Etolos) (born at some time between 1700 and 1714 – died ...
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Joannicius the Great
Venerable Saint Joannicius the Great, in original Greek Ioannikios the Great (Greek: Όσιος Ιωαννίκιος ο Μέγας 752, Marikat, Bithynia - November 4, 846 in Antidium) - respected Byzantine Christian ...
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Caloyers
The Caloyers (from the 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 M...
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Dionysius of Fourna
Dionysius of Fourna (c. 1670 - after 1744) was an Eastern Orthodox author of a manual of iconography and painting in the 18th century. He was born in Fourna, the Ottoman Empire, and went to study in C...
Saint Nikon the Metanoeite
Nikon "the Metanoite" (Greek: Νίκων ὁ Μετανοείτε, Nikon ho Metanoeite; born circa 930, died 998) was a Byzantine monk, itinerant preacher, and Christian Orthodox saint. Perhaps Nikon's most notabl...
Sergius of Valaam
Saint Sergius of Valaam (Сергий Валаамский) was a Greek monk and wonderworker credited with bringing Orthodox Christianity to Karelian and Finnish people. Conflicting church traditions place him possi...
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Gregory Palamas
Gregory Palamas (Γρηγόριος Παλαμάς) (1296–1359) was a monk of Mount Athos in Greece and later the Archbishop of Thessaloniki known as a preeminent theologian of Hesychasm. The teachings embodied in hi...
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Raphael Morgan
Robert Josias "Raphael" Morgan was a Jamaican-American Orthodox priest of the Ecumenical Patriarchate, designated as the "Priest-Apostolic to America and the West Indies" (Greek: Ιεραποστολος), la...
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David the Dendrite
David the Dendrite (? - 540), also known as David the tree-dweller and David of Thessalonika, is a patron saint of Thessaloniki and a renowned holy fool. Originally from Mesopotamia, David became a mo...
Porphyrios (Bairaktaris) of Kafsokalivia
Saint Porphyrios (Bairaktaris) the Kapsokalyvite (7 February 1906 – 2 December 1991) was an Athonite hieromonk known for his gifts of spiritual discernment, a type of clairvoyance which he sometimes c...
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Maximos Kausokalybites
Maximos Kausokalybites (Greek: Μάξιμος Καυσοκαλυβίτης; died 1365 or 1380; also spelled Kavsokalyvites, Kafsokalyvia, from "of the burning hut"), also known as St. Maximos the Hut Burner, was a hes...
Cyriacus the Anchorite
Saint Cyriacus the Anchorite (also known as 'Cyriacus the Hermit') (Greek: Ὅσιος Κυριάκος ὁ Ἀναχωρητής, Hosios Kyriakos ho Anachōrētēs) was born in Corinth in the year 448.
His father was a priest...
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Papaflessas
Papaflessas (Greek: Παπαφλέσσας; 1788–1825), born Georgios Dimitrios Flessas (Γεώργιος Δημήτριος Φλέσσας), was a Greek patriot, priest, and government official of the old Flessas Family. The prefi...
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Gerasimus of Kefalonia
Venerable Saint Gerasimos of Kefalonia (Greek: Άγιος Γεράσιμος) is the patron saint of the island of Kefalonia in Greece.Gerasimos (1506–1579) came from the aristocratic and wealthy Notaras family. He...
Matthew Blastares
Matthew Blastares was a 14th-century Byzantine Greek monk in Thessalonica and early scholarly opponent of reconciliation with Rome. He was also the writer of the Syntagma Canonum.
 This artic...
Prochoros Kydones
Prochoros Kydones (Greek: Πρόχορος Κυδώνης; Thessalonica, c. 1330 – Mount Athos, c. 1369), Latinized as Prochorus Cydones or Prochorus Cydonius was an Eastern Orthodox monk, theologian, and lingui...