Melito, bishop of Sardis - ܡܝܠܝܛܘܢ ܕܣܐܪܕܝܣ (sometime between 100 - 200) This page is an entry in A Guide to Syriac Authors



  • ܡܝܠܝܛܘܢ ܕܣܐܪܕܝܣ
  • Melito, bishop of Sardis
  • ܡܪܝ ܡܝܠܝܛܘܢ ܐܦܝܣܩܘܦܐ ܕܣܐܪܕܝܣ4
  • ܡܳܪܝ ܡܺܝܠܝܛܘܢ ܐܶܦܝܣܩܘܦܐ ܕܣܰܐܪܕܝܣ4
  • مار ميليطون اسقف ساردة3
  • Meliton of Sardis1
  • St. Meliton, bishop of Sardis2


  • St. 2


  • bishop of Sardis 2

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  • Floruit: 2nd cent.1

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  • 1 Sebastian P. Brock et al. (eds.), The Gorgias Encyclopedic Dictionary of the Syriac Heritage (Piscataway,NJ: Gorgias Press, 2011), pp: 284.Link to Bibliographic Record.
  • 2 Ignatius Afram Barsoum, The Scattered Pearls: A History of Syriac Literature and Sciences, trans. Matti Moosa, 2nd rev. ed. (Piscataway,NJ: Gorgias Press, 2003), pp: 129.Link to Bibliographic Record.
  • 3 Ignatius Afram Barsoum, al-Luʼluʼ al-manthūr fī tārīkh al-ʻulūm wa-al-ādāb al-Suryāniyyah, 4th ed. (Holland: Bar Hebraeus Verlag, 1987), pp: 115.Link to Bibliographic Record.
  • 4 Ignatius Afram Barsoum, Berule bdire d-ʿal yulpone suryoye hdire, trans. Philoxenos Yuḥanon Dolabani, 2nd ed. (Holland: Bar Hebraeus Verlag, 1991), pp: 137.Link to Bibliographic Record.
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Melito of Sardis - ܡܝܠܝܛܘܢ (A Guide to Syriac Authorsauthor, 2nd or 3rd cent. ) Names: Meliton the PhilosopherMelito of SardisMelitoBischof Meliton von SardesMelito of Sardis"Meliton is the presumed author of a short Oration memrā before Antoninus Caesar preserved in ms Brit Libr Add 14 658 the same..."URI:

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David A. Michelson et al., “Melito, bishop of Sardis — ܡܝܠܝܛܘܢ ܕܣܐܪܕܝܣ .” In A Guide to Syriac Authors, edited by David A. Michelson and Nathan P. Gibson. Vol. 2 of The Syriac Biographical Dictionary, edited by David A. Michelson., 2016-. Entry published August 17, 2016.

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