Saint Basilios of Constantinople

Also known as

  • Basilios the Confessor
  • Basil….

Memorial

Profile

Opposed the 8th-century iconoclast decrees of Leo the Isaurian, and preserved icons and images in his care. Beaten and imprisoned for this work, he was finally released after Leo’s death.

Died

  • c.825 of natural causes

Canonized

Additional Information

MLA Citation

  • “Saint Basilios of Constantinople“. Saints.SQPN.com. 31 January 2014. Web. 27 December 2014. <>