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the superior of an abbey of monks

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The most complete account of these events is the combined vitae of Kazan's first archbishop, Gurii, and one of the elite churchmen who accompanied him, Archimandrite Varsonofii.
German was another one-time hegumen of the Iosifo-Volokolamskii Monastery, assigned with the creation of the Bogoroditskii Monastery in Sviiazhsk, and the other was Varsonofii, a former archimandrite of the Pesnoshskii Monastery, who founded an urban monastery in Kazan', the Spaso-Preobrazhenskii.
Arzamas's Spaso-Preobrazhenskii Monastery, for example, received a charter in 1614 instructing the archimandrite to construct granaries in two places on its land, one in town and one outside of it, in order to provide a place for merchants to store their goods.
67) While the icon soon became the center of the city's important miracle cult, it in fact arrived in 1568, with Archimandrite Ieremii of Kazan's Spaso-Preobrazhenskii Monastery, who brought the icon from MOSCOW.
Twenty-nine of the thirty-seven candidates in the thirteen elections were hieromonks, two were archimandrites, and six were either not named, or their office within the clergy was not given.
Of these candidates and the other Archbishops of Novgorod whose backgrounds are known, six of the winning candidates were hegumens, five were simple monks, two were priests, two were dukhovniki, one was an archimandrite, one was a kliuchnik, and one was a protodeacon.
In the presence of the God-loving bishops Afanasii of Vladimir, Feodor of Galich, Grigorii of Kholm, and Mark of Peremyshl, and by agreement of the other bishops, three worthy people were chosen in accordance with the canonical regulations: the hieromonk Arsenii, the hieromonk Vasilii, and the Archimandrite Lavrentii.
71) Feofil's successor, Sergei, was elected by lot on July 17, 1483 in Moscow, from among three candidates: Elisii, archimandrite of the Savior Monastery, Genadii, archimandrite of the Chudov Monastery, and Sergei himself, who prior to his election was an elder in the Troitskii (Trinity) Monastery.