Mount Athos

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Mount Ath·os

 (mount ăth′ŏs, ā′thŏs, ä′thôs)
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Noun1.Mount Athos - an autonomous area in northeastern Greece that is the site of several Greek Orthodox monasteries founded in the tenth centuryMount Athos - an autonomous area in northeastern Greece that is the site of several Greek Orthodox monasteries founded in the tenth century
Ellas, Greece, Hellenic Republic - a republic in southeastern Europe on the southern part of the Balkan peninsula; known for grapes and olives and olive oil
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On a souhaite, cette annee explorer un ima-ginaire particulier: non pas celui de toutes les formes de "vivre ensemble" (socie-tes, phalansteres, families, couples), mais principalement le "vivre ensemble" de groupes tres restraints, dans lesquels la cohabitation n'exclut pas la liberte indivi-duelle s'inspirant de certains modeles religieux, notamment athonites, on a appele cet imaginaire fantasme d'idiorrythmie.
The volume concludes with the religious vision of the Athonites.
Gothoni, the distinguished Senior Lecturer of Comparative Religion at the University of Helsinki, has already published a study on Buddhist monasticism in Sri Lanka, and proposes here a similar exploration of Athonite monasticism.