Saint, Basil, Saint.
The latest of certain date is that of Basilius, consul of the East in 541, the last of the consuls.
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He named no consul after Basilius, who was the name-giving consul of 541.
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The precept of Basilius was to be observed, that the devil must be fought with his own weapons.
Ireland under the Tudors, Volume I (of II) Richard Bagwell
But after some time the apostate repented and confessed to the holy Basilius what he had done.
The Magic of the Middle Ages Viktor Rydberg
Of e noumbre of whiche accusours one Basilius at somtyme was chased out of e kynges seruice.
Chaucer’s Translation of Boethius’s ‘De Consolatione Philosophiae’ Geoffrey Chaucer
Basilius, who ascended the throne in about 850, was comparatively a just and mild ruler.
History of the Jews, Vol. III (of 6) Heinrich Graetz
Quiteria and Basilius were destined for each other by the just and favoring will of Heaven.
Wit and Wisdom of Don Quixote Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra
It is built according to the description of Basilius’s house in the first booke of the Arcadia (which is dedicated to her).
Brief Lives (Vol. 1 of 2) John Aubrey
There was a certain bishop named Basilius, who had learned in a school together with this same Julian.
The Homilies of the Anglo-Saxon Church lfric
The emperor Basilius I. (867-886) had extracts made from the existing law, and made preparations for the codifying of all laws.
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noun a large primitive marine cetacean (Basilosaurus cetoides) of the Eocene epoch, with a long serpentlike body, distinctive teeth, and hind limbs Examples Basilosaurus skeletons are very well preserved and quite common in some places in Egypt and the USA, showing that they grew up to about 18m long. Word Origin Latin basileus ‘king’ + […]
- Basin range
a mountain range of the type found in the Great Basin region of the western U.S., typically long and narrow and characterized by faulted, tilted blocks of strata.
a circular container with a greater width than depth, becoming smaller toward the bottom, used chiefly to hold water or other liquid, especially for washing. any container of similar shape, as the pan of a balance. the quantity held by such a container: We need another basin of water to dilute the mixture. a natural […]
a globular or pointed helmet of the 14th century, often provided with a visor or aventail: evolved from the cervellière. Compare great basinet. a supplementary cap that is worn underneath a helm, as an arming cap. Historical Examples But in the latter half of the 13th century the basinet was developed into a complete war […]