Simon Stylites, A Political Ascetic

In stature he was small, but in strength lusty, and in his running he was swift; and he won favour with everybody. He rejected food for himself while he fed others.

The Life of Simeon Stylites, A Translation of the Text in Bedjan’s Acta Martyrum et Sanctorum Vol. IV, by the Rev. Frederick Lent

Author: Simeon Stylites

Sitting on his pillar, looking quizzically.

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