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 Demetrios, Demetri, Dimitrios, Dimitrius, Dimitri and Dmitri.  
  
The most well known “Demetrios” commemorated by the church is St. '''[[Demetrios of Thessaloniki]]''' (d. 306), also known as "the Great" and "the Myrrh-flowing" ([[October 26]])
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There are several [[saints]] with this name:
 
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*St. Demetrios the "Skevofylakas" ([[January 25]])
The church also commemorates several saints named "Demetrios" (also spelled Demetrius, Demetri, Dimitrios, Dimitrius, Dimitri, Dmitri):
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*St. Demetrius, the New-Martyr ([[January 27]])
 
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*St. Demetrius of Chios, the New-Martyr ([[January 29]])
*St. Demetrios, the “Skevofylakas” ([[January 25]])
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*St. '''Demetrius the Wonderworker''' (d. 1392) of Priluki, Vologda ([[February 11]]) <!-- [http://ocafs.oca.org/FeastSaintsLife.asp?FSID=100502] --->
*The holy, glorious and right-victorious new Martyr Demetrios ([[January 27]])
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*St. Demetrius of Tornaras, the New-Martyr ([[March 19]])
*The holy, glorious and right-victorious new Martyr Demetrios of Chios ([[January 29]])
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*St. Demetrios of Peloponnesos, the New-Martyr ([[April 13]] and [[April 14]])
*St. '''Demetrius the Wonderworker''' (d. 1392) of Priluki, Vologda ([[February 11]]) - [http://ocafs.oca.org/FeastSaintsLife.asp?FSID=100502]
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*The holy, glorious and right-victorious new Martyr Demetrios of Tornaras ([[March 19]])
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*The holy, glorious and right-victorious new Martyr Demetrios of Peloponnesos ([[April 13]] and [[April 14]])
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*St. '''[[Demetrios the Neomartyr]]''' ([[April 14]])
 
*St. '''[[Demetrios the Neomartyr]]''' ([[April 14]])
*The holy, glorious and right-victorious Martyr Demetrios ([[April 24]])
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*St. Demetrios the Martyr ([[April 24]])
*The holy, glorious and right-victorious new Martyr Demetrios ([[May 6]])
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*St. Demetrios, the New-Martyr ([[May 6]])
 
*St. Demetrios the "Russian Basilopas" ([[May 15]])
 
*St. Demetrios the "Russian Basilopas" ([[May 15]])
*St. Demetrios of Peloponnesos ([[May 28]]), also known as “Mitros”
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*St. Demetrios of Peloponnesos, also "Mitros" ([[May 28]])
*The holy, glorious and right-victorious new Martyr Demetrios ([[June 2]])
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*St. Demetrios, the New-Martyr ([[June 2]])
*The holy, glorious and right-victorious Martyr Demetrios the deacon ([[June 23]]), also known as Demetrianos
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*St. Demetrios the Deacon, the Martyr ([[June 23]]), also called "Demetrianos"
*The holy, glorious and right-victorious Martyr Demetrios ([[August 9]])
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*St. Demetrios, the Martyr ([[August 9]])
*The holy, glorious and right-victorious new Martyr Demetrios, the “Mpegiazis” ([[August 11]])
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*St. Demetrios the "Mpegiazis", the New-Martyr ([[August 11]])
*St. Demetrios ([[August 16]])
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*St. Demetrios([[August 16]])
*The holy, glorious and right-victorious Martyr Demetrios of Samarina Pindou, the young ([[August 17]] and [[August 18]])
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*St. Demetrios of Samarina Pindou, the young Martyr ([[August 17]] and [[August 18]])
 
*St. Demetrios ([[September 11]])
 
*St. Demetrios ([[September 11]])
*St. '''[[Dimitri of Rostov]]''' (1651-1709) a Russian bishop ([[September 21]] and [[October 28]]))
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*St. '''[[Demetrius of Thessaloniki]]''' (d. 306), the most venerated "Demetrius" in the orthodox church and is also known as "the Great" and "the Myrrh-streaming" ([[October 26]]).
*The holy, glorious and right-victorious Martyr Demetrios ([[November 15]])
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*St. '''[[Dimitri of Rostov]]''' (1651-1709), a Russian bishop ([[September 21]] and [[October 28]]))
*The holy, glorious and right-victorious new Martyr Demetrios, commemorated on the 3rd Sunday of Pentecost
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*St. Demetrios the Martyr ([[November 15]])
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*St. Demetrios, the New-Martyr, commemorated on the 3rd Sunday of Pentecost
  
 
There are several historical hierarchs with this name:
 
There are several historical hierarchs with this name:
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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 Demetrios, Demetri, Dimitrios, Dimitrius, Dimitri and Dmitri.

There are several saints 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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