The Nuttall Encyclopedia
An Egyptian hermit, the founder of conventual monachism, who established the first institution of the kind at Tabenna, an island in the Nile; he also established the first nunnery under his sister (292-348). Festival, May 14.
Wood, James, ed. Entry for 'Pachomius, St.'. The Nuttall Encyclopedia. https://www.studylight.org/encyclopedias/eng/nut/p/pachomius-st.html. Frederick Warne & Co Ltd. London. 1900.