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Monthly Archives: April 2004

San Bruno Mt. hermit

The San Bruno mountain near San Francisco was home to Dwight Taylor, a hermit, through 1987. The first URL describes him through the eyes of another frequenter of the mountain. The second URL describes his eviction from the mountain after ten years’ residence. Dwight remarked, “I’m a hermit because some people were just born to […]

Hermits in Art: St. Anthony

An early sixteenth-century altarpiece depicting St. Anthony the hermit and scenes from his life is housed at the Catholic Church in Szepesszombat, Hungary. URL:

Hermits in Art: Juan Garinus

The strange legend of the hermit Juan Garinus of the monastery of Montserrat in Spain is illustrated by an unusual sculpture near Kuks in eastern Bohemia. URL: