coenobite

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a member of a religious order living in common

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Brothers could be said to date to the second century, the early Age of the Desert (200-500 CE), when hermits and cenobites dotted the desert in a world that had only about 20,000 Christians.
He concludes that, in contrast to the relative comfort which the former enjoyed among the desert cenobites, Eusebius "writes in cruel and rude imprisonment" and was a "victim of a persecution.