Christianity

St. Basil the Great of Caesarea

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Who was Basil of Caesarea?

Saint Basil, also known as "Basil the Great," was the Christian bishop of Caesarea. He was born around 330 and died in 379 AD. The Eastern Orthodox Church considers him a saint and one of the Three Holy Hierarchs, together with Gregory of Nazianzus and John Chrysostom.

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Title St. Basil the Great of Caesarea
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Last UpdatedJanuary 31, 2021
URL religionfacts.com/basil-caesarea
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MLA Citation “St. Basil the Great of Caesarea.” ReligionFacts.com. 31 Jan. 2021. Web. Accessed 31 Jul. 2021. <religionfacts.com/basil-caesarea>