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 best known St. Demetrios is St. Demetrios of Thessaloniki (d. 306), also known as "the Great" and "the Myrrh-flowing" (October 26).

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

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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