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Dosifey of Kiev - the hermit who turned out to be a woman
« on: August 08, 2015, 06:44:50 AM »
Dosifey of Kiev was a late 18th century hermit who joined the Kitaevo male monastery at the age of 19 but was revealed 30 years after her death to be a woman.

http://primetour.ua/en/excursions/kiev/Zagadochnoe-Kitaevo.html

And the Russian language documentary
The Mystery of Dosifey
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=D5rY5SxUee4
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