Northern Thebaid, is the poetic name of the northern Russian lands surrounding Vologda and Belozersk, appeared as a comparison with the Egyptian area Thebaid - well-known settling place of early Christian monks and hermits.
North American Thebaid-081716
The unknown anchorite of Solovki
The Northern Thebaid: Monastic Saints of the Russian North
Chronicles of the Desert Ep.2: "Blessed Simplicity"