Demetrius (disambiguation)

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The name '''Demetrios''' (Δημήτριος) is derived from the name of Demeter, a pagan goddess of agriculture from ancient Greece.
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The name '''Demetrius''' (Gr. Δημήτριος) means "son of Demeter" (Gr. Damater), lit. "Earth-Mother," from da, Doric form of Gk. ge "earth" + mater. Variations on this name include Demetrius, Demetri, Dimitrios, Dimitrius, Dimitri and Dmitri.
 
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The best known St. Demetrios is St. '''[[Demetrios of Thessaloniki]]''' (d. 306), also known as "the Great" and "the Myrrh-flowing" ([[October 26]]).
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The Church also commemorates several other saints named "Demetrios" (also spelled Demetrius, Demetri, Dimitrios, Dimitrius, Dimitri, Dmitri):
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There are several [[sints]] with this name:
 
*St. Demetrios the "Skevofylakas" ([[January 25]])
 
*St. Demetrios the "Skevofylakas" ([[January 25]])
 
*New Martyr Demetrios ([[January 27]])
 
*New Martyr Demetrios ([[January 27]])
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*Martyr Demetrios of Samarina Pindou, the young ([[August 17]] and [[August 18]])
 
*Martyr Demetrios of Samarina Pindou, the young ([[August 17]] and [[August 18]])
 
*St. Demetrios ([[September 11]])
 
*St. Demetrios ([[September 11]])
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*St. '''[[Demetrios of Thessaloniki]]''' (d. 306), the most venerated "demetrios" in the orthodox church and is also known as "the Great" and "the Myrrh-flowing" ([[October 26]]).
 
*St. '''[[Dimitri of Rostov]]''' (1651-1709), a Russian bishop ([[September 21]] and [[October 28]]))
 
*St. '''[[Dimitri of Rostov]]''' (1651-1709), a Russian bishop ([[September 21]] and [[October 28]]))
 
*Martyr Demetrios ([[November 15]])
 
*Martyr Demetrios ([[November 15]])
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Revision as of 22:49, April 3, 2008

The name Demetrius (Gr. Δημήτριος) means "son of Demeter" (Gr. Damater), lit. "Earth-Mother," from da, Doric form of Gk. ge "earth" + mater. Variations on this name include Demetrius, Demetri, Dimitrios, Dimitrius, Dimitri and Dmitri.

There are several sints with this name:

There are several historical hierarchs with this name:

There are several current hierarchs with this name:

There are also other persons with this name:


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