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Syrian mystic and abbotwd:Q317072
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occupation: monk, philosopher, writer
position held: abbot
Saint John Climacus (Greek: Ἰωάννης τῆς Κλίμακος; Latin: Ioannes Climacus), also known as John of the Ladder, John Scholasticus and John Sinaites, was a 6th-7th-century Christian monk at the monastery on Mount Sinai. He is revered as a saint by the Roman Catholic, Eastern Orthodox and Eastern Catholic churches.
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Anthony the Great, Macarius of Egypt, Isaïe de Gaza, Marcus Eremita, Evagrius Ponticus, Theodore the Studite, John Cassian, Hesychius of Jerusalem, Nilus of Sinai, Ephrem the Syrian, John Climacus, Barsanuphius of Palestine, Dorotheus of Gaza, Isaac of Nineveh, Symeon the New Theologian, Niketas Stethatos, Theoleptos of Philadelphia, Gregory of Sinai, Nikiphoros the Monk