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.
- Book of Saints, by the Monks of Ramsgate
- Martirologio Romano, 2005 edition
- Our Sunday Visitor’s Encyclopedia of Saints
- “Saint Basileus of Amasea“. Saints.SQPN.com. 25 April 2013. Web. 11 December 2013. <>