Book of Saints – Simeon Stylites the Younger

Saint Simeon Stylites the YoungerArticle

(Saint) (September 3) (6th century) A Syrian monk who, about one hundred years after the great Pillar Saint, Saint Simeon, and in the same neighbourhood, did penance for sixty years on a similar pillar, and became almost equally famous. The Emperor Maurice of Constantinople held him in great veneration.

MLA Citation

  • Monks of Ramsgate. “Simeon Stylites the Younger”. Book of Saints, 1921. CatholicSaints.Info. 2 September 2016. Web. 26 October 2016. <>