Pray to God for us, Holy martyr Demetrios, as we fight against our passions, and sin!

Pray to God for us, Holy martyr Demetrios, as we fight against our passions, and sin!

Άγιος Δημήτριος / Saint Demetrios

Saint Demetrios the Martyr and protector of Thessaloniki.

Ο Άγιος Δημήτριος ευλογών τον Άγιο Νέστορα / Saint Demetrios blesses Saint Nestor, before his battle with Lyaeos

Ο Άγιος Δημήτριος ευλογών τον Άγιο Νέστορα / Saint Demetrios blesses Saint Nestor, before his battle with Lyaeos

St. Demetrios before Emperor Maximian, Patriarchate of Pec, 14. century http://srpskoblago.org/Archives/Pec/exhibits/StDemetriosChurch/Nave/UndertheDome/NorthWall/282N1798.html

St. Demetrios before Emperor Maximian, Patriarchate of Pec, 14. century http://srpskoblago.org/Archives/Pec/exhibits/StDemetriosChurch/Nave/UndertheDome/NorthWall/282N1798.html

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Relics of St. Demetrius, a Military Saint at the Aghios Demetrios Basilica, Thessaloniki: The military saints or warrior saints of the Early Christian Church are prominent in the history of Christianity. The persecution of Christians under Diocletian or other Roman Emperors usually furnished the background for soldier-saint hagiography which has a common theme: a soldier of the Empire who has become a Christian finds that his devotion conflicts with traditional religious practices of the…

Relics of St. Demetrius, a Military Saint at the Aghios Demetrios Basilica, Thessaloniki: The military saints or warrior saints of the Early Christian Church are prominent in the history of Christianity. The persecution of Christians under Diocletian or other Roman Emperors usually furnished the background for soldier-saint hagiography which has a common theme: a soldier of the Empire who has become a Christian finds that his devotion conflicts with traditional religious practices of the…

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