- Basilios of Parion
- Basileios of Parion
- Basil of Parium
Bishop of Parion, Mysia (an area of modern Turkey) during the reign of Emperor Leo Isaureren. Defended the use of icons and images during the iconoclasm heresy, refused to sign and abide by imperial iconoclast orders, would not have contact with heretics, and prohibited them coming to his diocese. His opposition to the authorities led to renunciations, abuse, torture and years of ministering to the faithful on the run and in secret.
- “Saint Basil of Parion”. Saints.SQPN.com. 11 April 2010. Web. 23 May 2013. <http://saints.sqpn.com/saint-basil-of-parion/>