Set an example of turning his back on the world and living for prayer by living without shelter on top of a series of columns for many year, often surviving on nothing but bread and water.
- 1054 on Mount Galision near Ephesus, Asia Minor of natural causes
- “Blessed Lazarus the Stylite“. CatholicSaints.Info. 7 November 2015. Web. 11 December 2016. <>