A monk (frae Greek: μοναχός, monachos, "single, solitar" an Laitin monachus[1]) is a person who practices releegious asceticism, livin either alane or wi ony nummer o ither monks.

St. Anthony the Great o Egyp, considered the Faither o Christian Monasticism


  1. μοναχός, Henry George Liddell, Robert Scott A Greek-English Lexicon, on Perseus project