Imperial Roman senator. During the persecutions of Diocletian he was exposed as a Christian. He was removed from office, arrested, tortured and martyred.
- limbs hacked off and his body thrown into a pit to bleed to death
- “Saint Bassus the Senator”. Saints.SQPN.com. 18 January 2010. Web. 26 May 2013. <http://saints.sqpn.com/saint-bassus-the-senator/>