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
Pronunciation: Coming soon
Birth and Death Dates: ??? -362
Celebration or Feast Day: March 22nd
Role: Unknown at present
Good/Evil Rating: Unknown at present
Popularity index: 149
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Article last revised on April 07, 2019 by the Godchecker data dwarves.
Editors: Peter J. Allen, Chas Saunders
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