Notes on the Geography of Syria (Aleppo): Aleppo As It Was: Photo 15
West of Aleppo, these are the ruins of the Church of St. Simeon, or the Qala'at Semaan. It was built to commemorate the saintliness of Simon Stylites, who remained atop a column here for 37 years. There are four ruined basilicas, one at each side of the courtyard in which the column stood.
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