The Church of Saint Demetrius, or Hagios Demetrios, is the main sanctuary dedicated to Saint Demetrius, the patron saint of Thessaloniki (in Central Macedonia, Greece), dating from a time when it was the second largest city of the Byzantine Empire. It is part of the site Palaeochristian and Byzantine Monuments of Thessaloniki on the list of World Heritage Sites by UNESCO since 1988.
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Miracles of St. Demetrios the Myrrh-streamer
12th Century mosaic icon of St. Demetrios the Great Martyr, from Xenophontos Monastery (taken from: http://ia301511.us.archive.org/2/items/OrthodoxIconsStDemetrios/1026Dimitrie06.jpg) The following miracles of St. Demetrios are translations from a 9th century text of Anastasius the Librarian. The current translation is from the Latin, as the Greek version is apparently lost. The text is taken from: http://www.ucc.ie/milmart/BHL2122.html. Also note, these miracles are by no means an artifact…
Pella, is an ancient Greek city located in the current Pella regional unit of Central Macedonia in Greece and was the capital of the ancient kingdom of Macedon. On the site of the ancient city of Pella is the Archaeological Museum of Pella. Wikipedia Map showing the geographic location of Pella in a valley, west of river Axios. @ Wikipedia