Simeon Stylites

Simeon Stylites
biographical name Saint circa 390-459 Syrian ascetic & pillar dweller

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  • SIMEON Stylites — Eremita: stetir in columna 36. cubitorum Ann. 80. in precibus continuus, in ieiuniis admirandus. Obiit, centenariô maior, A. C. 460. Ut miraculo vivus, sic Leoni Imperatori et Antiochenis mortuus materia rixae fuit. Euagr. Hist. l. 1. c. 1. 13.… …   Hofmann J. Lexicon universale

  • 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

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

  • SIMEON STYLITES —    famous as one of the PILLAR SAINTS (q.v.) …   The Nuttall Encyclopaedia

  • Simeon Stylites — Sim′eon Sty•li′tes [[t]staɪˈlaɪ tiz[/t]] n. big Saint, a.d. 390?–459, Syrian monk and stylite …   From formal English to slang

  • Simeon Stylites — /sɪmiən staɪˈlaɪtiz/ (say simeeuhn stuy luyteez) noun Saint, 387–459, the earliest of the Christian ascetics who lived on the tops of pillars; lived at the top of a pillar for over 30 years …   Australian English dictionary

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

  • Simeon Stylites III — was a pillar hermit bearing the same name as Simeon Stylites and Simeon Stylites the Younger.He is honoured by both the Greek Orthodox Church and the Coptic Church. He is hence believed to have lived in the fifth century before the breach which… …   Wikipedia

  • 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

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