Simeon Stylites

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

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

Игры ⚽ Нужно решить контрольную?

Look at other dictionaries:

  • 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 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

  • Simeon Stylites the Elder, Saint — • First and most famous of the hermits whose asceticism involved living atop a pillar. Died in 459 Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006 …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • Simeon Stylites the Younger — Saint Simeon Stylites the Younger (521 May 24, 597) is a saint in the Eastern Orthodox Church. Born at Antioch, his father was a native of Edessa, his mother, named Martha was afterwards revered as a saint and a life of her, which incorporates a… …   Wikipedia

  • Simeon Stylites,Saint — Simeon Sty·li·tes (stī līʹtēz), Saint. A.D. 390? 459. Syrian Christian ascetic. The first of the “pillar dwelling” ascetics, he spent 30 years atop a column. * * * …   Universalium

  • Simeon Stylites, Saint — or Simeon the Elder born с 390, Sisan, Cilicia died 459, Telanissus, Syria Syrian ascetic. A shepherd, he entered a monastic community but was expelled for excessive austerity and became a hermit. His reputed miracle working drew such crowds that …   Universalium

  • Simeon Stylites, the Elder — (c. 390–459)    Saint.    Simeon was the most famous of the pillar hermits. He was born in Cilicia and, after finding monastic life too distracting, he retired to Telanissos where he lived on top of a pillar. It was about sixty feet high and on… …   Who’s Who in Christianity

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”