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Summary

Paleochristian Church of Saint Demetrius, or Hagios Demetrios

Class:

  • Temple or sanctuary
  • visible
  • Location ± 0-5 m.
(see also PELAGIOS)

Identifiers:

Nearby

Thessaloniki

OmnesViae import TPPlace1836

Castle of Thessaloniki

Castle of Thessaloniki

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Originally built in the Vth century. Modified the in VIIth and in the XIV-XVth centuries.

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Surroundings (Panoramio)

Annotation

The paleochristian Church of Saint Demetrius was founded in the fifth century by Leontius, praefectus of Illiricum and consacrated in 413 in Roman baths where Demetrios, a native of Thessalonica  was killed on the order of  Galerius.

See:

  1. James Constanine Skedros, Saint Demetrios of Thessaloniki : civic patron and divine protector, 4th–7th centuries CE. Harrisburg, Pa: Trinity Press International, 1999
  2. http://whc.unesco.org/en/list/456