What does basil of caesarea mean?

basil of caesarea meaning in General Dictionary

(Roman Catholic Church) the bishop of Caesarea which defended the Roman Catholic Church against the heresies of 4th century; a saint and medical practitioner associated with Church (329-379)

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His festival (semiduplex) is observed by the Roman Catholic Church on the 17th of November, For the facts of his biography we have an outline of his early years in his eulogy on Origen, and incidental notices in the writings of Eusebius, of Basil of Caesarea and Jerome.

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