Saint Bassian of Lodi

Also known as

  • Bassiano di Lodi
  • Bassianus

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Son of Servius, prefect of Syracuse, Sicily. Student in Rome, Italy. Convert to Christianity. His family opposed the conversion, and when Bassian was ordered back to Syracuse, he fled to Ravenna, Italy. Bishop of Lodi, Italy c.373. Attended the Council of Aquileia in 381. Friend of Saint Felix of Como and of Saint Ambrose of Milan; Bassian was at the deathbed of Saint Ambrose.

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MLA Citation

  • “Saint Bassian of Lodi“. Saints.SQPN.com. 18 January 2014. Web. 16 September 2014. <>