Saint Basileus of Amasea

Also known as

  • Basil
  • Basilius

Memorial

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Bishop of Amasea in Pontus. When he was killed in the Licinius persecutions by being thrown into the sea to drown, one of his disciples was directed to his body by an angel so it could be recovered and given Christian burial.

Died

Canonized

Additional Information

MLA Citation

  • “Saint Basileus of Amasea“. Saints.SQPN.com. 27 March 2014. Web. 30 September 2014. <>