- an ancient city in NE Greece, in Thessaly.
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Demetrias was founded by Demetrius Poliorcetes, who called it after his own name.
In this manner Demetrias fell into the hands of the Aetolians.
He changed the name as well as the situation of the city, and instead of Sikyon named it Demetrias.Plutarch's Lives, Volume IV
Thus they withdrew from Melibœa, and Euphranor, having raised the siege of one city, marched instantly to Demetrias.The History of Rome, Books 37 to the End
He then marched back to Scotussa, and leaving there the main army, retired to Demetrias with the royal guards.