fixed two broken GOARCH links; St. Simeon the Stylite, pray for us poor sinners!
[[Image:Column of Simeon.jpg|right|thumb|300px|Column of St. Symeon, Syria]]
:''"[[Theodoret of Cyrrhus|Theodoret]] says that he became so famous in Rome that the Nomadic Arabs by the thousands believed in [[Jesus|Christ]] and were baptized because of him; the King of Persia sent envoys to inquire into his way of life, and the Queen asked to be sent oil that he had blessed. He also was a great defender of sound doctrine, and confirmed the Orthodoxy of the Holy Council of [[Chalcedon]] for many who had been beguiled by the teachings of the [[Monophysitism|Monophysites]], including the Empress Eudocia, widow of Theodosius the Younger. After a life of unheard-of achievements and struggles, he reposed in peace at the age of sixty-nine, in the year 459."'' ([http://www.goarch.org/en/chapel/saints
His body was taken down three days after his death, and his [[relics]] were sent to Antioch.
*[http://ocafs.oca.org/FeastSaintsViewer.asp?SID=4&ID=1&FSID=102448 Saint Symeon the Stylite] from the [[Orthodox Church in America]] website
*[http://www.saintbarbara.org/about/icons/symeon.cfm Father Symeon Stylite the Elder] from the Santa Barbara [[Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America|Greek Orthodox Church]] in Orange, CT
.asp?contentid=646 Symeon the Stylite] from the [[Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America]] website
*[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Simeon_Stylites Simeon Stylites] (Wikipedia article)
*[http://www.comeandseeicons.com/s/lkg05.htm Icon of St. Simeon the Stylite with his mother, St. Martha]