Basil the Great, Bishop, Theologian
Biographical profile. With prayer in traditional and contemporary language.
Catholic Encyclopedia: St. Basil the Great
Biographical article on the Bishop of Caesarea, who is one of the Cappadocian Fathers, Doctor of the Church, and brother of St. Gregory of Nyssa.
Catholic Online: St. Basil the Great
CatholicSaints.Info: Basil the Great
Illustrated profile of the Father of Eastern Monasticism.
A Eulogy for Basil the Great
By St. Gregory of Nyssa, his brother. Richard McCambly translation, with introduction and notes.
Funeral Oration on the Great S. Basil, Bishop of Caesarea in Cappadocia
By St. Gregory of Nazianzus (the Theologian). Browne-Swallow translation of Oration 43, with brief introduction and notes. From the Nicene and Post-Nicene Fathers of the Christian Church, second series, vol. 7.
Russian Orthodox Church of St. Nicholas: St. Basil the Great
Short biography, by Basil Arrick.
Saint Basil the Great
Three accounts of his life: for children ages 0-8, children 8-14, and age 14-adult. By Catherine Fournier.
Saint Basil the Great, Archbishop of Caesarea-Cappadocia
Fairly lengthy hagiography, from a Russian Orthodox handbook of saints' lives. (Note, this is the second item on the page.)
Sketch of the Life and Works of Saint Basil
Prolegomena, by Blomfield Jackson, from A Select Library of Nicene and Post-Nicene Fathers of the Christian Church, second series, vol. 8. Lengthy (223K) introduction to the life and writings of Basil the Great.
St. Basil and St. Gregory Nazianzen
The story of these two friends, suited to children.
St. Basil the Great (329-379)
St. Basil the Great, Archbishop of Caesarea
St. Basil the Great, Confessor, Archbishop of Caesarea
From Alban Butler's Lives of the Saints.
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