It contains a number of relics of saints brought from the East by Basilian monks.
He also built a monastery in connection with the church, and established a society of Basilian monks in it.
The Basilian fathers were less considerate of insanity than the Paris doctors, and Nicholas perished at the stake in 1446.
Joachim does not conceal his sympathies with the ideal of Basilian monachism.
Whilst he ascended the throne, Theodora sunk into the grave; the last of the Macedonian or Basilian dynasty.