• Born year: 0069
  • Born in: TurkeY
  • Death date: 0459-09-02
  • Death in: Antioch
Simeon Stylites

Saint Simeon Stylites or Symeon the Stylite (Classical Syriac: ܫܡܥܘܢ ܕܐܣܛܘܢܐ šamʻun dasṯonáyá, Ancient Greek: Συμεὼν ὁ στυλίτης Symeon Stylites Arabic: سمعان العمودي‎ semaan al aamoudi ) (c. 388 – 2 September 459) was a Christian ascetic saint who achieved fame for living 37 years on a small platform on top of a pillar near Aleppo in Syria. Several other stylites later followed his model (the Greek word style means pillar).