What does basil the great mean?

basil the great meaning in General Dictionary

(Roman Catholic Church) the bishop of Caesarea which defended the Roman Catholic Church contrary to the heresies of this 4th century; a saint and physician associated with Church (329-379)

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Origen's real opinion, however, may frequently be gathered from the Philocalia - a sort of anthology from his works prepared by Basil the Great and Gregory Nazianzenus.

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