Basil Bishop of Trajanopolis

Basil Bishop OF Trajanopolis, in the province of Rhodope, in Thrace, and metropolitan, took part in the "Robbers' Synod" at Ephesus in 449, when he gave his verdict in favor of the orthodoxy of Eutyches and against Flavian. He was present in 451 at the Council of Chalcedon, when he joined the noisy adversaries of Theodoret, and appears on the orthodox side consenting to the deposition of Dioscorus, and accepting the same of Leo. He was one of the bishops to whom the emperor Leo wrote in 458, requesting their opinions on.the disordered state of ecclesiastical matters at Alexandria, after the murder of Proterius and the usurpation of Timothy AElurus.

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