Symeon the Holy Fool


 expand section1. Leontius of Neapolis and Seventh-Century Cyprus
 collapse section2. Leontius and his Sources
 Leontius’s Claims Concerning Sources
 The Nature of a Possible Written Source
 Dating the Material in the Second Half of the Life
 Leontius’s Versions and the Structure of the Life
 A Possible Written Source
  The Armenian Synaxary and the Life of Symeon
 expand section3. Symeon and Late Antique Hagiography
 expand section4. Holy Fools and Secret Saints
 expand section5. Diogenes in Late Antiquity
 expand section6. Symeon and the Cynics
 expand section7. Symeon in Emesa, Jesus in Jerusalem
 expand section8. Conclusion: Cynics, Christians, and Holy Fools

 expand sectionTHE LIFE OF SYMEON THE FOOL by Leontius of Neapolis
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