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St. Demetrius of Thessalonica

Eugenia Russell

St. Demetrius of Thessalonica

cult and devotion in the Middle Ages

by Eugenia Russell

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Published by P. Lang in Oxford, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Demetrius, -- Saint, -- 4th cent,
  • Church history -- Middle Ages, 600-1500,
  • Thessalonikē (Greece) -- Church history,
  • Thessalonikē (Greece) -- History

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. ) and index.

    Other titlesSaint Demetrius of Thessalonica
    StatementEugenia Russell.
    SeriesByzantine and Neohellenic studies -- vol 6
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBR1720.D45 R87 2010
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24080886M
    ISBN 109783034301817
    LC Control Number2010006570

    The problem, briefly put, is the lack of early evidence for the cult of St. Demetrius at Thessalonica. The earliest surviving martyrology, the so-called Syriac Bre-viary, dates to 41 1 and is based on a Greek original which seems to have been lJames C. Skedros, Saint Demetrios of Thessaloniki: Civic Patron and Divine Protector 4th-. The account of St. Demetrius’ life tells us that he would free prisoners from the bonds of non-believers, and would help them reach Thessalonica. In the 7th Century, contemporary accounts related that aromatic and miraculous myrrh had begun to flow from St. Demetrius’ reliquary.

    The Basilica of St Demetrius [Thessaloniki] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. The Basilica of St Demetrius [Thessaloniki]. The name Thessalonica first occurs in Polybius (xxiii. 4. 4, 2, xxix. 3. 7). 7 Diod. Sic. xix. If so, the date of the foundation of the new city was apparently about the year B.C. l. Therma was named Thessalonica after Cassander's wife, the daughter of Philip and half-sister of Alexander: Potidaea he called Cassandreia" after his.

    St. Demetrios was a native of Thessalonica whom Galarius put to death. This basilical church was first built in the 5th century AD and remembers St. Demetrios as the city’s patron saint. The largest church in Greece, this basilica was destroyed by fire in and has since been reconstructed. A good book from Harry Turtledove! It takes place in and around the city of Thessalonica in after the fall of the Western Roman Empire. The city is besieged by two groups of barbarians from the north/5(8).


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St. Demetrius of Thessalonica by Eugenia Russell Download PDF EPUB FB2

Called a military martyr, and "the Megalomartyr" by the Greeks. He was a deacon martyred at Sirmium, in the former Yugoslavia. Early legends about Demetrius credit him with a military career. He was extremely popular in the Middle Ages, and with St. George, he was the patron of the crusades.

The cult of St Demetrius is of considerable age but it peaked with the emergence of his city, Thessalonica, as a prominent political and cultural centre in late Byzantium. This book examines the intensification of his popularity and veneration in the late Middle Ages and his impact on contemporary thought and by: 2.

Demetrious of Thessaloniki. Saint Demetrius of Thessaloniki (Greek: Άγιος Δημήτριος της Θεσσαλονίκης) was a Christian martyr, who lived in the early 4th century. During the Middle Ages, he came to be revered as one of the most important Orthodox military saints, often paired with Saint feast day is 26 October for Christians following the Gregorian.

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This site is like a library, Use search box in. The Siege of Thessalonica in – was an attempt by the local Slavic tribes to capture the Byzantine city of Thessalonica, taking advantage of the preoccupation of the Byzantine Empire with the repulsion of the First Arab Siege of events of the siege are described in the second book of the Miracles of St.

Demetrius of Thessalonica book Demetrius. Saint Demetrius, patron Saint of Thessaloniki, a Christian martyr, born into St. Demetrius of Thessalonica book aristocratic family of the Roman province of Macedonia, in AD, is one of the most important military, or, warrior saints, often paired with Saint George, and one of the most popular saints of The Greek Orthodox Church, the Feast Day of Saint Demetrius is celebrated on 26 October.

The Great Martyr Demetrius the Myrrh-gusher of Thessalonica was the son of a Roman proconsul in Thessalonica. Three centuries had elapsed and Roman paganism, spiritually shattered and defeated by the multitude of martyrs and confessors of the.

The life of the holy Great Martyr St. Demetrios the Myrrh-Gusher of Thessalonica, whose memory is commemorated in the holy Orthodox Church on October 26th. THE FEAST DAY of Agios Demetrios is a great feast for all of Orthodoxy, but especially Thessalonica, which is his birthplace.

The Church of Saint Demetrios in Thessalonica, Greece is situated on the site of previous churches built over the ruins of the Roman bath where St. Demetrios the Myrrhgusher was imprisoned and present structure is a reconstruction of the seventh century church that was destroyed by fire in The church is a basilica with five apses, a narthex, and transept.

cult of St. Demetrius of Thessalonica had developed as a result o thfe transla-tion to Thessalonica of some relics of St. Demetriu10 Thiss of Sirmium. hypothesis had two great advantages.

First, it explained the unusual location of the central cult-site for St. Demetrius at a prominent location within the walls of by: 3. Agios Dimitrios is arguably considered the most important church of Thessaloniki by the majority of the locals for religious, historical and artistic reasons as well.

Devoted to the patron Saint of the city, it has a long and rich history that pretty much depicts some of the city’s most important events of that shaped its identity. The temple is a fine sample of Byzantine religious. Relics of St. Demetrius at the Aghios Demetrios Basilica in Thessaloniki.

The spelling "Demetrius" is a romanization of the ancient Greek pronunciation; the Byzantine and Modern Greek pronunciation is romanized as Dimitrios. See Demetrios for more on the etymology of the name.

In Russian, he is called Димитрий Солунский ([dimitri solunski] 'Dimitri of Saloniki') and was a Born: A.D. St Demetrius of Thessalonica: Cult and Devotion in the Middle Ages (Byzantine and Neohellenic Studies) (Book) Book Details. ISBN. Title. By purchasing books through this website, you support our non-profit organization.

Ancient History Encyclopedia receives a small commission for each book sold through our affiliate partners. October Life of the Saint. Saint Demetrios suffered in Thessalonica during the reign of Galerius Maximian (c. He belonged to one of the most distinguished families of the province of Macedonia and was widely admired not only because of his noble ancestry and grace of bearing, but also for virtue, wisdom and goodness of heart surpassing that of his elders.

Demetrius of Thessalonica: Cult and Devotion in the Middle Ages. Eugenia Russell, Peter Lang, " x 9" canvas print, mounted icon. Blessed at St. Alexander Nevsky Cathedral in Howell, NJ. St. Demetrios was born in AD in Thessaloniki, a city which was already an important urban center of the Roman Empire.

There is still scientific disagreement about how and when Demetrios Author: Nick Kampouris. Widen your perspective of the Balkans on this full-day tour from Sofia to Thessaloniki in neighboring Greece. Learn about the city’s ancient history and modern culture as you explore with your private guide, strolling between attractions including the UNESCO-listed St.

Demetrios Church, Aristotelous Square, and the White Tower/K TripAdvisor reviews. The Martyrdom of St. Demetrius of Thessalonica - 29 Babah - Baba Month - Coptic Synaxarium (Coptic Orthodox Calendar: Daily Synaxarion) - Saint Tekle Haymanot Coptic Orthodox Website - Alex, Egypt.

As the protector of Thessalonica, St. Demetrius has appeared many times, and on many occasions has saved Thessalonica from great calamity. His miracles are without number. The Russians considered St. Demetrius to be the protector of Siberia, which was conquered and.

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Augustine’s Abbey, Ramsgate, St Demetrius: Born and educated at Thessalonica where he exercised the profession of Rhetor or Public Speaker, he made many converts to Christianity.

Some say that he became a high Officer of State and even a Proconsul, but this is hardly probable. St Demetrius, Thessalonica Transverse section looking west - Texier Charles - jpg 1, × 1,; KB St George as patron of two children.

Mosaic, church of St Demetrios in × ; 45 KB.