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ΒΒΤ Ομοσπονδία Θησαυρών

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PREFERRED TERM
2029Monasteries  
SCOPE NOTE
  • Organised communities of persons who live in a specific place in partial or complete seclusion from society and pursue a religious and/or mystic lifestyle devoted to contemplative activities of prayer, study, self-searching, and manual labour. Monasteries are organised as institutions that dispose of -and manage- their own property (including buildings and dwellings for the performance of rituals and for the accommodation of their members), have a certain degree of administrative autonomy and are governed according to particular hierarchies and sets of rules.
SOURCE
  • Johnston & Kleinhenz 2015
CONTRIBUTOR
  • Katsiadakis Helen (AA)
CREATOR
  • Tzedopoulos Giorgos (AA)
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Greek

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https://humanitiesthesaurus.academyofathens.gr/dyas-resource/Concept/2029
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