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Demetrius (disambiguation)

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The name '''DemetriosDemetrius''' (Gr. Δημήτριος) is derived from the name means "son of Demeter, a pagan goddess of agriculture from ancient Greece. The best known St. Demetrios is St. '''[[Demetrios of Thessaloniki]]''' " (dGr. 306Damater), also known as lit. "the Great" and "the MyrrhEarth-flowingMother," ([[October 26]])from da, Doric form of GkThe Church also commemorates several other saints named ge "Demetriosearth" (also spelled + mater. Variations on this name include Demetrius, Demetri, Dimitrios, Dimitrius, Dimitri, and Dmitri):.
There are several [[sints]] with this name:
*St. Demetrios the "Skevofylakas" ([[January 25]])
*New Martyr Demetrios ([[January 27]])
*Martyr Demetrios of Samarina Pindou, the young ([[August 17]] and [[August 18]])
*St. Demetrios ([[September 11]])
*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]]))
*Martyr Demetrios ([[November 15]])

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