- Simeon Metaphrastes
Logothete (secretary of state) to Emperor Constantine VII Porphyrogenitus. Wrote history, prayers, letters, and collections of wisdom of Basil and Macarius of Egypt, but is most famous for his collection of legends and stories of the Byzantine saints similar to Blessed Jacopo de Voragine‘s The Golden Legend.
- c.1000 of natural causes
- Book of Saints, by the Monks of Ramsgate
- Martyrdom of the Holy Confessors Shamuna, Guria and Habib, by Saint Simeon Metaphrastes
- Our Sunday Visitor’s Encyclopedia of Saints
- “Saint Simeon the Logothete“. Saints.SQPN.com. 5 June 2013. Web. 30 August 2014. <>