Simeon Stylites

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Simeon Stylites

Saint. ?390--459 ad, Syrian monk, first of the ascetics who lived on pillars. Feast day: Jan. 5 or Sept. 1
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A collection of three different lives about one of the most well-known, controversial, and questionable ascetics of all times, the anchorite Simeon the Stylite (+459).