Basil (disambiguation)

(Difference between revisions)
Jump to: navigation, search
(Other Uses)
(cleaning up)
Line 1: Line 1:
{{cleanup}}
+
'''''Basil''''' may refer to any of the following:
  
The name '''Basil''', has origins from the male Greek name Βασίλειος ("Basileios"). It is derived from Gr. βασιλεύς a word of pre-Hellenic origin meaning ''kingly'' or ''royal'' from "basileus" which means ''king''. The female version is Bασιλική ("Vasiliki"). In Arabic, the name means ''"brave"'' and the name has been derived in different languages to include: ''Basile'' in French; ''Basilius'' in German; ''Basilio'' in Italian and Spanish and ''Vasil'' in Albanian. Basil has many variant forms: Basile, Basilic, Basilides, Basileios, Basilie, Basilio, Basilius, Bazeel, Bazeelius, Bazil, Bazyli, Vasil, Vasile, Vasileos, Vasilije, Vasilios, Vasilios, Vasilius, Vasilus, Vassilis, Vasili, Vassili, Vasily, Vassilij, Vassily and Wassily. This name usually refers to our father among the saints '''[[Basil the Great]], bishop of Caesarea, a leading churchman in the 4th century.
+
*'''[[Basil the Great]]''', Bishop of Caesarea in Cappadocia ([[January 1]])
 
+
== Saints ==
+
'''Basil''' may also refer to the following [[saints]]:
+
===January===
+
*'''[[Basil the Great]]''', Bishop of Caesarea ([[January 1]])
+
 
*'''[[Basil of Ancyra]]''', Bishop of Ancyra and 4th century martyr ([[January 2]])
 
*'''[[Basil of Ancyra]]''', Bishop of Ancyra and 4th century martyr ([[January 2]])
 
*Memory of St. Basil the Great's family ([[January 8]])
 
*Memory of St. Basil the Great's family ([[January 8]])
 
*St. Basil, or St. Eustratios the Wonderworker ([[January 9]])
 
*St. Basil, or St. Eustratios the Wonderworker ([[January 9]])
 
*Miracle of St. Basil the Great ([[January 19]])
 
*Miracle of St. Basil the Great ([[January 19]])
===February===
 
 
*Basil the Confessor, Archbishop of Thessaloniki ([[February 1]])
 
*Basil the Confessor, Archbishop of Thessaloniki ([[February 1]])
 
*'''[[Basil the Confessor]]''', Bishop of Parium ([[February 28]] and [[April 12]])
 
*'''[[Basil the Confessor]]''', Bishop of Parium ([[February 28]] and [[April 12]])
 
*Basil the Martyr ([[February 6]])
 
*Basil the Martyr ([[February 6]])
===March===
 
 
*Basil the Martyr ([[March 14]])
 
*Basil the Martyr ([[March 14]])
 
*Basil Priest-Martyr ([[March 22]])
 
*Basil Priest-Martyr ([[March 22]])
 
*Basil the Young ([[March 26]])
 
*Basil the Young ([[March 26]])
===April===
 
 
*'''[[Basil of Ostrog]]''', Metropolitan of Zahumlje and Herzegovina (1639-1671) ([[April 29]]) - (Serbian, Saint Vasilije)
 
*'''[[Basil of Ostrog]]''', Metropolitan of Zahumlje and Herzegovina (1639-1671) ([[April 29]]) - (Serbian, Saint Vasilije)
===May===
 
No commemorations
 
===June===
 
 
*Basil the Martyr ([[June 17]])
 
*Basil the Martyr ([[June 17]])
 
*Basil, Bishop of Patelarias ([[June 22]])
 
*Basil, Bishop of Patelarias ([[June 22]])
===July===
 
 
*Basil ([[July 1]])
 
*Basil ([[July 1]])
 
*Basil the Martyr ([[July 6]])
 
*Basil the Martyr ([[July 6]])
===August===
 
 
*'''[[Basil and Theodore|Basil of the Kiev Caves]]''' ([[August 11]])
 
*'''[[Basil and Theodore|Basil of the Kiev Caves]]''' ([[August 11]])
 
*Basil ([[August 16]])
 
*Basil ([[August 16]])
 
*'''[[Basil the Blessed]]''', the Fool-for-Christ (Russian) ([[August 2]])
 
*'''[[Basil the Blessed]]''', the Fool-for-Christ (Russian) ([[August 2]])
 
*Basil the Macedonian Emperor ([[August 29]])
 
*Basil the Macedonian Emperor ([[August 29]])
===September===
 
No commemorations
 
===October===
 
 
*Basil, Bishop of Trebizond ([[October 20]]), ruled from 1332.
 
*Basil, Bishop of Trebizond ([[October 20]]), ruled from 1332.
 
*Basil the Martyr ([[October 25]])
 
*Basil the Martyr ([[October 25]])
 
*Basil the Martyr ([[October 26]])
 
*Basil the Martyr ([[October 26]])
 
*Basil the Martyr ([[October 28]])
 
*Basil the Martyr ([[October 28]])
===November===
 
 
*Basil ([[November 18]])
 
*Basil ([[November 18]])
 
*Basil the Martyr ([[November 28]])
 
*Basil the Martyr ([[November 28]])
 
*Basil the deacon ([[November 28]])
 
*Basil the deacon ([[November 28]])
===December===
 
 
*Basil ([[December 15]])
 
*Basil ([[December 15]])
===No commemoration Date===
 
 
*Basil of the 300 Alamanous Cyprian martyrs and Bishop No commemoration
 
*Basil of the 300 Alamanous Cyprian martyrs and Bishop No commemoration
  
== Historical Byzantine emperors ==
+
''Basil'' may also refer to several modern bishops:
 
*Basil I the Macedonian, Byzantine E. (811-886, ruled from 867)  
 
*Basil I the Macedonian, Byzantine E. (811-886, ruled from 867)  
 
*Basil II Bulgaroktonus, Byzantine E. (958-1025, ruled from 976)  
 
*Basil II Bulgaroktonus, Byzantine E. (958-1025, ruled from 976)  
  
== Religious Leaders ==
+
''Basil'' may also refer to several modern bishops:
 
*[[Basil (Essey) of Wichita]] (1948-Present)
 
*[[Basil (Essey) of Wichita]] (1948-Present)
 
*[[Basil (Osborne) of Amphipolis]] (unknown-Present)
 
*[[Basil (Osborne) of Amphipolis]] (unknown-Present)
 
*[[Basil (Rodzianko) of San Fransisco]] (1915-1999)
 
*[[Basil (Rodzianko) of San Fransisco]] (1915-1999)
  
== Other uses ==
+
*''[[w:Basil|Basil]]'' is also the name of plan used in certain Orthodox services.
*[[w:Basil|Basil]] (Ocimum basilicum), the naming of this plant comes from the Greek basileus, meaning "king", as it is believed to have grown above the spot where St. [[Helen]] discovered the Holy [[Cross]]. This plant is used within Orthodox worship, particulary in the Service of the blessing of the [[Holy water|waters]].
+
----
+
{{disambig}}
+
  
[[Category:Saints]]
+
{{disambig}}

Revision as of 13:20, April 14, 2008

Basil may refer to any of the following:

Basil may also refer to several modern bishops:

  • Basil I the Macedonian, Byzantine E. (811-886, ruled from 867)
  • Basil II Bulgaroktonus, Byzantine E. (958-1025, ruled from 976)

Basil may also refer to several modern bishops:

  • Basil is also the name of plan used in certain Orthodox services.
Personal tools
Namespaces
Variants
Actions
Navigation
interaction
Donate

Please consider supporting OrthodoxWiki. FAQs

Toolbox