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Of Troezen (probably 1st cent. ad), wrote works on literary history. The only known title is that of his work on philosophers, Against the Sophists. Athenaeus 1. 29a;Diogenes ...

Pepagomenos, Demetrios

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The Oxford Dictionary of Byzantium

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...16th-C. editor, with Michael VIII Palaiologos . Subsequent scholarship has mistakenly asserted the existence of a 13th-C. Demetrios Pepagomenos. ed. G. Schmalzbauer , Eine bisher unedierte Monodie auf Kleope Palaiologina von Demetrios Pepagomenos , JÖB 20 (1971) 223–40. A. Diller , Demetrius Pepagomenus , Byzantion 48 (1978) 35–42. Chortasm. 57–59, 113–17, 199–203. — R. J....

Aeschylus

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... (Naples 1963). Scholia graeca in Aeschylum quae extant omnia, ed. O.L. Smith , 2 vols. (Leipzig 1976–82). R.D. Dawe , The Collation and Investigation of Manuscripts of Aeschylus (Cambridge 1964). O.L. Smith , Studies in the Scholia on Aeschylus I: The Recensions of Demetrius Triclinius (Leiden 1975). K. Treu , Zur Papyrusüberlieferung des Aischylos, in Aischylos und Pindar: Werk und Nachwirkung , ed. E.G. Schmidt (Berlin 1981) 166–69. Angela Constantinides...

Peć

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..., Pećka Patriaršija (Belgrade 1960). Dj. Bošković , Osiguranje i restauracija crkve manastira sv. Patriaršije u Peći , Starinar 8–9 (1933) 90–165. R. Ljubinković , L'église des Saints-Apôt-res de la Patriarchie à Peć (Belgrade 1972). G. Subotić , The Church of St. Demetrius in the Patriarchate of Peć (Belgrade 1964). M. Ivanović , The Virgin's Church in the Patriarchate of Peć (Belgrade 1972). Alexander Kazhdan , Anthony Cutler , Jelisaveta Stanojevich...

Demetrios of Thessalonike

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...as a warrior was used by Alexios I Komnenos on his coins (Hendy, Coinage 437). sources. P. Lemerle , Les plus anciens recueils des Miracles de s. Démétrius , 2 vols. (Paris 1979–81). PG 116:1081–1426. BHG 496–547g. Delehaye , Saints militaires 103–09. F. Barišić , Čuda Dimitrija Solunskog kao istoriski izvori (Belgrade 1953). P. Lemerle , Note sur les plus anciennes représentations de Saint Démétrius , DChAE 4 10 (1981) 1–10. A. Xyngopoulos , Ho eikonographikos kyklos tes zoes tou Hagiou Demetriou (Thessalonike 1970). C. Walter , Studies in...

Demetrios, Church of Saint

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...] and Eutychios ) . Another Church of St. Demetrios in Thessalonike was located on the seashore (S.D. Mantopoulou, Makedonika 20 [ 1980 ] 175–91). G.A. and M.G. Soteriou , He basilike tou Hagiou Demetriou Thessalonikes (Athens 1952). A. Xyngopoulos , He basilike tou Hagiou Demetriou Thessalonikes (Thessalonike 1946). Krautheimer , ECBArch 125–28. Janin , Église centres 365–72. P. Lemerle , Saint Démétrius de Thessalonique et les problèmes du martyrion et du transept , BCH 77 (1953) 660–94. Th. Papazotos , in Aphieroma ste mneme St....

Monasticism

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Encyclopedia of the Middle Ages

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... ( 1248 ). However, the removal of political power to Asia favoured the Oriental monasteries: the monks of Latros and Mount Galesios saw their importance increase. From his accession, Michael VIII Palaeologus undertook to restore the monasteries ruined by Latin rule: St Demetrius at Constantinople , St Michael on Mount St Auxentius. Theodore Metochites , minister of Andronicus II , dedicated his great fortune to restoring magnificently the monastery of Chôra in the capital. The revival of spiritual life in the 14th c. manifested itself in new...

Rome

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The Grove Encyclopedia of Medieval Art and Architecture

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...the corresponding space to the left of the apse. All four held unfurled scrolls bearing Greek texts relating to the acts of the Lateran Council of ad 649 . A number of other wall paintings, believed to be roughly contemporary, include votive images of St Barbara , St Demetrius , and the Maccabee Family and demonstrate the variety of styles practised in Rome at this time. The fourth layer on the ‘palimpsest wall’ forms part of a major campaign undertaken by John VII , known for his devotion to the cult of the Virgin. The Liber Pontificalis records...

Manuscript

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...more classicizing style, perhaps suggesting the influence of Byzantine artists. The greatest product of this school, the Coronation Gospels of Charlemagne (8th century; Vienna, Schatzkam.), apparently found in the tomb of Charlemagne by Otto III , contains the enigmatic name ‘Demetrius’ and has miniatures painted on purple-dyed leaves, typically found in Byzantine manuscripts. Apart from Tours the foundations associated with the emperor’s close associates and relatives at Reims and Metz were prominent in the production of manuscripts in the Carolingian period...

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