Thessalonica's Patron: Saint Demetrius or Emeterius?

  title={Thessalonica's Patron: Saint Demetrius or Emeterius?},
  author={David Woods},
  journal={Harvard Theological Review},
  pages={221 - 234}
  • D. Woods
  • Published 1 July 2000
  • History
  • Harvard Theological Review
The publication of a revised version of James Skedros's doctoral dissertation on the origin and development of the cult of St. Demetrius at Thessalonica, the alleged site of his martyrdom, during the early and middle Byzantine periods is most welcome in itself, but it also invites renewed attention to an old problem. What was the origin of the cult of St. Demetrius at Thessalonica? It is the purpose ofthis article to offer a fresh solution to this problem. 
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