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Monk in country of Georgia searches for solitude
« on: November 10, 2010, 12:40:23 PM »
The BBC News has this interesting video story about a Georgian monk who has worked to rebuild a remote monastery, and wishes to stay there.

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Re: Monk in country of Georgia searches for solitude
« Reply #1 on: November 10, 2010, 01:14:14 PM »
I have heard about this man. I think he's the only living stylite, or at least hoping to be one.

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Re: Monk in country of Georgia searches for solitude
« Reply #2 on: November 10, 2010, 05:45:20 PM »
I wonder if there are stylites living in trees somewhere that no one knows about.
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Re: Monk in country of Georgia searches for solitude
« Reply #3 on: November 10, 2010, 11:16:58 PM »
I wonder if there are stylites living in trees somewhere that no one knows about.

There's a specific name for the tree-dwellers, but I can't remember it.

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Re: Monk in country of Georgia searches for solitude
« Reply #4 on: November 10, 2010, 11:20:18 PM »
I wonder if there are stylites living in trees somewhere that no one knows about.

There's a specific name for the tree-dwellers, but I can't remember it.

I hadn't heard of the term, and my googlefu has failed me... anyone else know?
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Re: Monk in country of Georgia searches for solitude
« Reply #5 on: November 11, 2010, 12:57:40 AM »
I wonder if there are stylites living in trees somewhere that no one knows about.

There's a specific name for the tree-dwellers, but I can't remember it.

I hadn't heard of the term, and my googlefu has failed me... anyone else know?
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Re: Monk in country of Georgia searches for solitude
« Reply #6 on: November 11, 2010, 08:29:35 AM »
Ah, I looked up St. David of Thessalonica and I see that he's called a dendrite.

In the Russian film 1612 (a historical fantasy about the Time of Troubles) there is a dendrite prominently featured, but I think he is called a stylite in the film.
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Re: Monk in country of Georgia searches for solitude
« Reply #7 on: November 11, 2010, 08:56:47 AM »
I wonder who is the former stylite of which Fr. Maximos is talking about and whose bones are seen in that video? Is he canonized by the Georgian Church?
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Re: Monk in country of Georgia searches for solitude
« Reply #8 on: November 11, 2010, 09:53:11 AM »
I wonder if there are stylites living in trees somewhere that no one knows about.

There's a specific name for the tree-dwellers, but I can't remember it.

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Re: Monk in country of Georgia searches for solitude
« Reply #9 on: December 06, 2010, 10:17:05 PM »
The BBC News has this interesting video story about a Georgian monk who has worked to rebuild a remote monastery, and wishes to stay there.

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I'm currently developing a feature length film about this remarkable story with the working title, The Stylite: a matter of faith 
If you're interested, you can follow our progress on the project website or join our facebook community below.  We are trying to spread the word early about this unique film and hope that you will help us-Thank you.

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Re: Monk in country of Georgia searches for solitude
« Reply #10 on: December 06, 2010, 11:35:50 PM »
I'm currently developing a feature length film about this remarkable story with the working title, The Stylite: a matter of faith 
If you're interested, you can follow our progress on the project website or join our facebook community below.  We are trying to spread the word early about this unique film and hope that you will help us-Thank you.

www.thestylite.com
http://www.facebook.com/pages/Stylite/110793115615361?sk=info#!/pages/The-Stylite-a-matter-of-faith/109361395794331

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