- Bassiano di Lodi
Son of Servius, prefect of Syracuse, Sicily. Student in Rome, Italy. Convert to Christianity. His family opposed the conversion, and when Bassian was ordered back to Syracuse, he fled to Ravenna, Italy. Bishop of Lodi, Italy c.373. Attended the Council of Aquileia in 381. Friend of Saint Felix of Como and of Saint Ambrose of Milan; Bassian was at the deathbed of Saint Ambrose.
- 413 in Lodi, Italy of natural causes
- following a military defeat of Lodi by Milan in 1158, Bassian’s relics were taken to Milan
- relics returned to Lodi in 1163
- “Saint Bassian of Lodi“. CatholicSaints.Info. 16 May 2009. Web. 3 June 2015. <>