Hermit
A hermit (adjectival form: eremitic or hermitic) is a person who lives in seclusion from society.
In Christianity, the term was originally applied to a Christian who lives the eremitic life out of...
Anchorite
Anchorite or anchoret (female: anchoress; adj. anchoritic; from Ancient Greek: ἀναχωρητής, anachōrētḗs, "one who has retired from the world", from the verb ἀναχωρέω, anachōréō, signifying "to wit...
Misael the Anchorite
Not much is known about St. Misael the Anchorite due to there being a very limited number of accounts and records of his life.
St. Misael is known to have had parents who were not religious or hea...
Basolus
Basolus (Basle) (c.555–c.620) was a French Benedictine and hermit. He was born near Limoges, and then became a monk near Verzy. He spent 40 years as a hermit on a hill near Reims.St-Basle Abbey ...
Zeno the Hermit
A disciple of St. Basil the Great, Saint Zeno the Hermit began life in a family of privilege and status.He spent his young adulthood in the service of the Emperor Valens. Upon the death of the empero...
Saint Fructus
Saint Fructus (Spanish: San Fruitos, Frutos, Fructos) was a Castilian hermit of the eighth century venerated as a saint. Christian tradition states that he had two siblings, named Valentine (Vale...
Norman Bates
Norman Bates is a fictional character created by writer Robert Bloch as the main character in his novel Psycho, and portrayed by Anthony Perkins as the primary antagonist of the 1960 film of the same ...
Dominic Loricatus
Dominic Loricatus, O.S.B. Cam. (Italian: San Domenico Loricato), was an Umbrian monk, born in the Italian village of Luceolis near Cantiano (then in Umbria, now in the Marche). His father, seeking soc...