Zosima, Izosim meaning of the name and the interpretation of the name. Zosima is alive (Greek).
Name days, patron saints. January 17 (4) - The Holy Martyr Zosima, the hermit of Cilicia, was tortured by Diocletian, but miraculously preserved by God.
April 30 (17) - Rev. Zosima, hegumen of Solovki.
Superstitions, omens, customs. Rev. Zosima (as well as Savvatiy) pray for bees. April 30 - Zosima the Apiary. On which bread the bee went, that grain would be good.
Zodiac name - Aries. Planet - the sun. The color of the name is pink. Auspicious tree - hawthorn. The cherished plant is sweet pea. The patron of the name is the bee. Stone mascot - heliotrope.
Diminutive forms. Zosya, Zonya, Sima, Izya, Izonya.
Middle name. Zosimovich, Izosimovich, Zosimovna, Izosimovna.
Name and character. Zosima is kind, smiling and cheerful. Stars from the sky is not enough, but it succeeds in work and in love. He does not like to stand out and does not like to be left behind. He does not tolerate boasters and he never brags himself. Very neat. Touching, and he, having separated, can hurt hurt by a word.Fairly talkative and completely unable to keep other people's secrets.
Name in history and literature. Rev. Zosima, Abbot of Solovetsky, a native of Novgorod Province. In his youthful years, in 1436, he became a monk on Solovetsky Island (the White Sea), where he founded the Solovetsky Monastery. Soon, disciples began to flock to Zosima, who built the temple and monastery and chose Zosima as their hegumen. He led a strictly ascetic life, was perspicacious. Under Zosim of the Solovki monastery, all the islands, fishing and other lands were granted by Veliky Novgorod; Marfa (Posadnitsa) also gave a chartered certificate to the monastery. According to the legend, Zosima, being on a visit to Martha, saw several Novgorod boyars without heads — and they really laid down their heads in Koine with Moscow (1471). Zosima died in 1478; canonized in 1547. His holy relics rest in the Solovki monastery.