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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How he learned to deal with such a momentous shift in explaining reality is fundamental to his peculiar mode of dramatic-psychological poetry"; for example, his treatment of hallucinations in The Lovers Tale, In Memoriam, St.
of martyrdom and saintliness did, indeed, become St.
Blaine claimed to be following in the footsteps, or footprints, of St.