Simeon Stylites the Younger, Saint

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

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  • Martha, mother of Simeon Stylites the Younger — Saint Martha Born unknown Edessa (?) Died 551 Honored in Eastern Orthodox Church Feast July 4 Saint Martha (died 551) was the mother of Simeon Stylites the Younger …   Wikipedia

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  • Martha, mother of Symeon Stylites the Younger — Infobox Saint name=Saint Martha birth date=unknown death date=551 feast day=July 4 venerated in=Eastern Orthodox Church imagesize= caption= birth place=Edessa (?) death place= titles= beatified date= beatified place= beatified by= canonized date …   Wikipedia

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  • Simeon — See also: Simon Simeon, or Shimon is a given name, from the Hebrew he. שִׁמְעוֹן (Biblical Šimʿon , Tiberian Šimʿôn ). In Greek, it is written Συμεών, hence the Latinized spelling Symeon . MeaningThe name is derived from Simeon, son of Jacob and… …   Wikipedia

  • Stylites — (from Greek stylos , pillar ) or Pillar Saints are a type of Christian ascetic who in the early days of the Byzantine Empire stood on pillars preaching, fasting and praying. They believed that the mortification of their bodies would help ensure… …   Wikipedia

  • Stylites — • Solitaries who, taking up their abode upon the tops of a pillar (stylos), chose to spend their days amid the restraints thus entailed and in the exercise of other forms of asceticism. This practice may be regarded as the climax of a tendency… …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • Chronological list of saints in the 6th century — A list of 6th century saints: Name Birth Birthplace Death Place of death Notes Gerontius     501   Bishop of Cervia Eugenius of Carthage     505   Vigilius   …   Wikipedia

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