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Simeon Stylites

[stahy-lahy-teez] /staɪˈlaɪ tiz/
Saint, a.d. 390?–459, Syrian monk and stylite.
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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