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St BASIL-OF-ANCYRA

Christian Saint

Priest and martyr of flesh-wounds

He came up against Emperor Julian who sentenced him to a most vile torture: having bits of flesh torn off him every day unless he recanted Christianity.

The saint never would back down, and even threw strips of his flesh at the Emperor which did not help his cause.

Still, Julian himself was dead a year later so who knows.

St BASIL-OF-ANCYRA FACTS AND FIGURES

Name : BASIL-OF-ANCYRA
Location : Worldwide Christianity
Gender : Male
Type : saint
In charge of :
Celebration or Feast Day : March 22nd
Birth and Death Dates : ??? -362
Good/Evil Rating : Unknown at present
Pronunciation : Coming soon
Alternative names : None known
Popularity index : 74
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Article last updated on 23 January 2013 by the Godchecker Team.

Editors: Peter J Allen, Chas Saunders

References: Coming soon.

Cite this article:

Saunders, Chas, and Peter J. Allen, eds. "BASIL-OF-ANCYRA: Saint from Christian mythology." Godchecker. Godchecker/CID, 23 Jan. 2013. Web. 1 September 2014.

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