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Basil the Great

Born: 3290 AD
Died: 3790 AD
Nationality: Greek
Categories: Bishops, Religious Icon

Basil the Great is a Greek saint and church father.

Went to Constantinople and spent four or five years there and at Athens, where he had Gregory Nazianzu.

365 – He was ordained presbyter of the Church at Caesarea.

370 – Eusebius, bishop of Caesarea, died, and Basil was chosen to succeed him.

– Basil entered into connections with the West, and with the help of Athanasius.

371 – He was reproached by the Orthodox zealots among the monks.

379 – Basil suffered from liver illness that cause for his early death.

– Basil the Great ios the brother of Gregory of Nyssa.