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  • noun (Roman Catholic Church) the bishop of Caesarea who defended the Roman Catholic Church against the heresies of the 4th century; a saint and Doctor of the Church (329-379)

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Examples

  • That of St. Basil, which is stilt retained by the Oriental monks; 2.

    The Continental Monthly, Vol. 5, No. 4, April, 1864

  • This is no doubt the basis of the Greek Liturgy known as St. Basil's, and used in the East as well as the Liturgy of

    NPNF2-08. Basil: Letters and Select Works

  • St. Basil, which is top-heavy with spires, domes, and minarets, ornamented in the most irregular and unprecedented manner.

    Foot-prints of Travel or, Journeyings in Many Lands

  • [1312] i.e. Dianius, bp. of the Cappadocian Caesarea, who baptized St. Basil c. 357 on his return from Athens, and ordained him Reader.

    NPNF2-08. Basil: Letters and Select Works

  • (ii) There is an Alexandrine Liturgy in Coptic, Arabic, and Greek form, called St. Basil's, and used on fast days by the Monophysites

    NPNF2-08. Basil: Letters and Select Works

  • (iii) Yet again there is a Syriac Liturgy called St. Basil's, translated by Masius, and given by Renaudot in his second volume.

    NPNF2-08. Basil: Letters and Select Works

  • Bishop Padovese had been in Turkey since 2004, following a career spent mostly in Rome, where he taught theology and the study of the Church's founding fathers such as St. Basil, St. Jerome and St. Augustin, at three universities, according to Sister Leonora.

    Bishop Slain in Southern Turkey

  • Bishop Padovese had been in Turkey since 2004, following a career spent mostly in Rome., where he taught theology and the study of the Church's founding fathers such as St. Basil, St. Jerome and St. Augustin, at three universities, according to Sister Leonora.

    Turkish Bishop's Driver Charged With Murder

  • The temporary prison called by Boolba "St. Basil," was made up of four blocks of buildings.

    The Book of All-Power

  • She said her mom, Dr. Mary McCarthy, the surgeon who heads the trauma unit at Miami Valley Hospital, and her sister, Sarah, a University of Dayton student and a Yellow Springs EMT, joined her in Moscow, and they took in the sights: places such as St. Basil's Cathedral, Red Square, the Kremlin and Tverskaya St.eet.

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