Martyr Demetrian with his parents at Skepsis on the Hellespont

The Holy Martyr Demetrian was the son of Saint Demetrius and Saint Euanthea.

Saint Demetrius was a prince and prefect of the city of Skepsis in the Hellespont. When Saint Cornelius the Centurion came to Skepsis to preach the Gospel Saint Demetrius and his entire family were converted by Saint Cornelius and baptized. The pagans threw them into prison where they were starved to death.