[[Image:Symeon the Stylite.jpg|right|frame|Saint Symeon the Stylite]]
Our venerable and
[[God-bearing ]] Father '''Symeon the Stylite''' or Simeon, also called "the Great" (c. 390-459) was a [[monk]] living in Syria. ''Stylite'' means one who lives on a pillar (''style'' in Greek). He is celebrated by the [[Orthodox Church]] on [[September 1]].