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Author Krueger, Derek.

Title Symeon the holy fool : Leontius's Life and the late antique city / Derek Krueger
Published Berkeley : University of California Press, [1996]
©1996
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Description 1 online resource (xvi, 196 pages)
Series The transformation of the classical heritage ; 25
Transformation of the classical heritage ; 25
Contents Leontius of Neapolis and seventy-century Cyprus -- Leontius and his sources -- Symeon and late antique hagiography -- Holy fools and secret saints -- Diogenes in late antiquity -- Symeon and the cynics -- Symeon in Emesa, Jesus in Jerusalem -- Conclusion: Cynics, Christians, and holy fools -- The life of Symeon the fool / Leontius of Neapolis
Notes Includes English translation of the Life
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 173-191) and index
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Subject Leontius, Bishop of Neapolis, active 7th century. Vita S. Symeonis Sali.
Simeon Salus, Saint, approximately 522-approximately 588.
Christian hagiography.
Holy fools -- Biography -- History and criticism.
Cyprus -- History -- Sources.
Form Electronic book
Author Leontius, Bishop of Neapolis, active 7th century. Vita S. Symeonis Sali. English.
ISBN 0520089111
0585160406 (electronic bk.)
9780520089112
9780585160405 (electronic bk.)