Simeon Stylites

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Simeon Sty·li·tes

 (stī-lī′tēz), Saint ad 390?-459.
Syrian Christian ascetic. The first of the "pillar-dwelling" ascetics, he spent 36 years atop a column.

Simeon Stylites

(staɪˈlaɪtiːz)
n
(Biography) Saint. ?390–459 ad, Syrian monk, first of the ascetics who lived on pillars. Feast day: Jan 5 or Sept 1

Sim′eon Sty•li′tes

(staɪˈlaɪ tiz)
n.
Saint, A.D. 390?–459, Syrian monk and stylite.
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FEAST DAYOF ST SIMEON STYLITES 1941: Amy Johnson, English aviator and first woman to fly solo from England to Australia in 1930, drowned in a mysterious accident over the Thames estuary.