Acoemeti

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  • Source:
    Britannica Online
  • Document Type:
    Reference Entry
  • Language:
    English
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    • Publication Information:
      Encyclopedia Britannica, Inc.
    • Abstract:
      monks at a series of 5th- to 6th-century Byzantine monasteries who were noted for their choral recitation of the divine office in constant and never interrupted relays. Their first monastery, at Constantinople, was founded in about 400 by St. Alexander Akimetes, who, after long study of the Bible, put into practice his conviction that God should be perpetually praised; he arranged for relays of monks to relieve one another without pause in the choir offices. They also practiced absolute poverty and were vigorous missionaries. The idea of ceaseless singing, new to Eastern monasticism, attracted so many monks from other convents [...]
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      ebo.e9003557
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    • ABNT:
      Acoemeti. Britannica Online, [s. l.], [s. d.]. Disponível em: http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=edsebo&AN=ebo.e9003557. Acesso em: 27 out. 2020.
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