Comments to: David Woods
Last Updated: July 1999

Images of St. Demetrius Throughout the Ages


Early 12th-century medallion (diam. 8.3cm), from frame of an icon, now at Louvre Museum, Paris.

Late 12th-century portable mosaic icon (136 x 73cm) from Xenophontos Monastery, Mt. Athos. See Treasures of Mt. Athos.

12th-century Serpentine relief (40 x 25cm), originally from Hagia Sophia in Constantinople, now in Xeropotamou Monastery, Mt. Athos, with 18th-century white marble surround (70 x 50cm). See Treasures of Mt. Athos.

13th-century glass cameo (3 x 2.3cm), made at Venice or Thesaloniki, now at Chelandari Monastery, Mt. Athos. See Treasures of Mt. Athos.

Egg-tempera on wood (88 x 52cm), dating c.1300, school of Manuel Panselinos, now at Vatopedi Monastery, Mt. Athos. See Treasures of Mt. Athos.

Double-sided, copper alloy seal (height 6cm) of Archbishop Makarios of Thessaloniki (1517-27), now at Vatopedi Monastery, Mt. Athos. See Treasures of Mt. Athos.

Tempera on wood icon (129 x 86cm), dating c.1520, now at Saris Museum, Bardejov, in Slovakia.

Early 17th-century icon at Byzantine Museum (Church) of Panaghia Antivouniotissa, Kerkyra, Greece.

Mid 17th-century, egg-tempera on wood icon (47 x 32.8cm), at Iviron Monastery, Mt. Athos. See Treasures of Mt. Athos.

Image of an exact replica of a mid-19th century tempera on wood icon from Plovdiv, Bulgaria. Image from Irina & Sons Icon Gallery, Sofia.

Image of an exact replica of a mid-19th century tempera on wood icon from Veliko Turnovo, Bulgaria. Image from Irina & Sons Icon Gallery, Sofia.

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