„Monastery of St Simeon, Syria (Julian Love)“

from the gallery of John Warburton-Lee Photography

The ruins of the Basilica of St Simeon Stylites the Elder in the hills near Aleppo. St Simeon stood on top of a pillar for 30 years until his death in 459AD. The Basilica was built around the pillar, the remains of which can still be seen.

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