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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September 1--Simeonovden (Saint Simeon the Stylite).
Depending on how you classify them, there are five or more separate mountain ranges, called jebel in Arabic: the Jebel el-A'la, Jebel Baricha, Jebel Riha, Jebel Zawie, and the Jebel Sema'n, the most famous of them on account of the pilgrimage site of Saint Simeon the Stylite, who died there in 459.
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).