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Headword: *stuli/ths
Adler number: sigma,1255
Translated headword: Stylite
Vetting Status: high
One who stands on a pillar.
Greek Original:
*stuli/ths: o( e)pi\ ki/onos i(sta/menos.
In particular, one of those saints whose ascetic endeavor involved living on the top of a pillar, most notably St. Symeon the Stylite (c. 389-459 AD; see sigma 1380, upsilon 138) and his successor St. Daniel the Stylite (409-493 AD, see alpha 2200). Lives of these men may be found at web addresses 1 and 2.
Associated internet addresses:
Web address 1,
Web address 2
Keywords: architecture; biography; Christianity; definition; ethics; history; religion
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 23 January 2002@00:43:42.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead on 1 September 2002@06:52:56.
Catharine Roth (added a keyword) on 4 October 2005@11:39:55.
David Whitehead on 2 January 2014@04:13:52.
Catharine Roth (pruned links) on 15 July 2015@17:26:57.
Catharine Roth (changed link) on 15 July 2015@22:36:18.


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