Saint Bassus of Nice

detail of a bust of Saint Bassus of Nice, date unknown, sculptor unknown; photographed by ilQuotidiano on 7 July 2012; swiped from Wikimedia CommonsAlso known as

  • Basse
  • Basso

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First bishop of Nice, France. Burned, beaten, tortured, and executed in the persecutions of Emperor Decius. Martyr.

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MLA Citation

  • “Saint Bassus of Nice“. Saints.SQPN.com. 17 December 2014. Web. 25 December 2014. <>