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.

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)

The church also commemorates several saints named "Demetrios" (also spelled Demetrius, Demetri, Dimitrios, Dimitrius, Dimitri, Dmitri):

  • St. Demetrios, the “Skevofylakas” (January 25)
  • The holy, glorious and right-victorious new Martyr Demetrios (January 27)
  • The holy, glorious and right-victorious new Martyr Demetrios of Chios (January 29)
  • St. Demetrius the Wonderworker (d. 1392) of Priluki, Vologda (February 11) - [1]
  • The holy, glorious and right-victorious new Martyr Demetrios of Tornaras (March 19)
  • The holy, glorious and right-victorious new Martyr Demetrios of Peloponnesos (April 13 and April 14)
  • St. Demetrios the Neomartyr (April 14)
  • The holy, glorious and right-victorious Martyr Demetrios (April 24)
  • The holy, glorious and right-victorious new Martyr Demetrios (May 6)
  • St. Demetrios the "Russian Basilopas" (May 15)
  • St. Demetrios of Peloponnesos (May 28), also known as “Mitros”
  • The holy, glorious and right-victorious new Martyr Demetrios (June 2)
  • The holy, glorious and right-victorious Martyr Demetrios the deacon (June 23), also known as Demetrianos
  • The holy, glorious and right-victorious Martyr Demetrios (August 9)
  • The holy, glorious and right-victorious new Martyr Demetrios, the “Mpegiazis” (August 11)
  • St. Demetrios (August 16)
  • The holy, glorious and right-victorious Martyr Demetrios of Samarina Pindou, the young (August 17 and August 18)
  • St. Demetrios (September 11)
  • St. Dimitri of Rostov (1651-1709) a Russian bishop (September 21 and October 28))
  • The holy, glorious and right-victorious Martyr Demetrios (November 15)
  • The holy, glorious and right-victorious new Martyr Demetrios, commemorated on the 3rd Sunday of Pentecost

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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