"st simeon monastery" Syria Off The Beaten Path Tip by cbeaujean

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  stylite's pillar
by cbeaujean

simeon stayed between 37 and 42 years on the top of the central pillar,preaching the word of god...
pillar was 12meters high and 2 m wide...
today remains only the central stump,victim of enthusiastic pilgrims (until end of 10th century)

Review Helpfulness: 2.5 out of 5 stars

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  • Written Feb 25, 2003
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