Book of Saints – Basilides – 23 December


BASILIDES (Saint) Martyr (December 23) (3rd century) A Christian layman of Cydonia in Crete. In the persecution under the Emperor Decius (A.D. 250) he was beheaded with Saint Theodulus and eight others. Their relics are in Rome, and they are known as the “Ten Martyrs of Crete.”

MLA Citation

  • Monks of Ramsgate. “Basilides”. Book of Saints, 1921. CatholicSaints.Info. 20 August 2012. Web. 28 October 2021. <>