The Lesser Known Hermits Commemorated in January

Compiling and maintaining a Calendar of Hermits can be challenging! Some Hermits are recorded by name, but little more – perhaps a few words like “Lived an ascetic life at….”. The following are some of the Hermits recorded for January in various calendars about which very little seems to be known.
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3
Bertilla of Mareuil, Anchoress (6th century)
4
Timothy the Stylite (872)
5
Phosterius the Hermit (6th century)
6
Edeyrn (Eternus) of Brittany (6th century)
Schotin (Scarthin) of Mt Mairge in Liex (6th century)
7
Kentigerna of Loch Lomond (734)
Emilian of Combes (767)
8
Gregory of the Kiev Caves (14th century)
11
Boadin the Irish
12
Elias the Wonderworker (4th century)
John of Tula, Fool for Christ (1850)
13
Viventius (c 400)
16
Triverius (550
17
Achilles the Confessor (5th century)
18
Sylvanus of Palestine
Leobardus of Marmoutier (593)
19
Theodore of Novgorod, Fool for Christ (1392)
20
Laurence the Recluse of the Kiev Caves (13th century)
21
Apollonios of the Thebaid (4th century)
Timon of Nadeyev and Kostroma (1840)
23
Eusebius of Mount Coryphe (4th century)
Martyrius (Martory) of Abruzzi (6th century)
24
Macedonius of Syria (c 420)
Zosimas
25
Publius of Syria (380)
28
James the Ascetic
Palladius the Wonderworker (4th century)
29
Zeno of Antioch (414)
Amnichad of Fulda (1043)
31
Ulphia (Wulfia, Olfe) of Amiens (8th century)
Eusebius of Mount St Victor (884)

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