Saint Basilios of Constantinople

Also known as

  • Basilios the Confessor
  • Basil….

Memorial

Profile

Opposed the 8th-century iconoclast decrees of Leo the Isaurian, and preserved icons and images in his care. Beaten and imprisoned for this work, he was finally released after Leo’s death.

Died

  • c.825 of natural causes

Canonized

Additional Information

MLA Citation

  • “Saint Basilios of Constantinople“. CatholicSaints.Info. 19 August 2012. Web. 29 July 2015. <>