Saint George and Demetrios - Byzantine Icon
Iconographer: Liondas Chr.
Saint Demetrius was a Thessalonian, a most pious son of pious and noble parents, and a teacher of the Faith of Christ. When Maximian first came to Thcssalonica in 190, he raised the Saint to the rank of Duke of Thessaly. But when it was discovered that the Saint was a Christian, he was arrested and kept bound in a bath-house. While the games were under way in the city, Maximian was a spectator there. A certain friend of his, a barbarian who was a notable wrestler, Lyaeus by time, waxing haughty because of the height and strength of his body, boasted in the stadium and challenged the citizens to a contest with him. All that fought with him were defeated.
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by Mrs Athena PappasDate Added: Friday 05 June, 2015
Thank you so much for coordinating the St. Penelope Icon order. They arrived , as you said. They look beautiful. Your assistance was greatly appreciated. All the best to you & your family.
This product was added to our catalog on Thursday 06 June, 2002
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