Simeon Stylites,Saint

Simeon Stylites,Saint
Simeon Sty·li·tes (stī-līʹtēz), Saint. A.D. 390?-459.
Syrian Christian ascetic. The first of the “pillar-dwelling” ascetics, he spent 30 years atop a column.

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  • Simeon Stylites the Younger, Saint — • From Antioch. 521 597, lived on a pillar for 68 years. Also a brief mention of St. Simeon Stylites III Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006 …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • Simeon Stylites the Elder, Saint — • First and most famous of the hermits whose asceticism involved living atop a pillar. Died in 459 Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006 …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • Simeon Stylites — [stī līt′ēz] Saint (A.D. 390? 459?); Syrian monk who lived & preached on the top of a pillar near Antioch for over 30 years: his day is Jan. 5 …   English World dictionary

  • Simeon Stylites — Infobox Saint name=Saint Simeon Stylites birth date=c. 390 death date=2 September 459 feast day=1 September (Eastern Orthodox Church) 29 Pashons (Coptic Orthodox Church) 5 January (Western Christianity) venerated in=Oriental Orthodox Church… …   Wikipedia

  • Martha, mother of Simeon Stylites the Younger — Saint Martha Born unknown Edessa (?) Died 551 Honored in Eastern Orthodox Church Feast July 4 Saint Martha (died 551) was the mother of Simeon Stylites the Younger …   Wikipedia

  • Simeon Stylites, the Elder — (c. 390–459)    Saint.    Simeon was the most famous of the pillar hermits. He was born in Cilicia and, after finding monastic life too distracting, he retired to Telanissos where he lived on top of a pillar. It was about sixty feet high and on… …   Who’s Who in Christianity

  • Simeon Stylites — biographical name Saint circa 390 459 Syrian ascetic & pillar dweller …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Simeon Stylites — /stuy luy teez/, Saint A.D. 390? 459, Syrian monk and stylite. * * * …   Universalium

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