Saint Demetrius - Byzantine Icon
Iconographer: Liondas Chr.
Commemorates on: October 26
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 Manon robitailleDate Added: Thursday 14 July, 2016
Good evening OramaWorld,
i just received my icon, thank you it is beautiful.
I will be ordering more icons from you in the future, for they are absolutely lovely.
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