Melyos of Alexandria

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**[http://www.ccel.org/ccel/schaff/npnf201.iii.viii.xxi.html Chapter XXI.—Cerdon becomes the Third Ruler of the Church of Alexandria]
 
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*[http://www.dacb.org/stories/egypt/abilius.html Abilius (Saint), 1st Century, Coptic Church, Egypt] from ''[[w:The Coptic Encyclopedia|The Coptic Encyclopedia]]'', vol. 1
 
*[http://www.dacb.org/stories/egypt/abilius.html Abilius (Saint), 1st Century, Coptic Church, Egypt] from ''[[w:The Coptic Encyclopedia|The Coptic Encyclopedia]]'', vol. 1
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*[http://www.dacb.org/stories/egypt/avilius_.html Avilius, bishop 84/85?-98? A.D., Ancient Christian Church, Alexandria/Egypt] by Dr. Clyde Curry Smith
  
 
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Our father among the saints Melyos of Alexandria (also Milieus, Milius, Sabellius, Avilius, or Abilius) was the third Patriarch of Alexandria, from 83 to 95 AD.

This saint was enthroned in the 15th year of the reign of Domitian, son of Vespasian, Emperor of Rome, and 55 years after the Ascension of our Lord Jesus Christ. He pastored and guarded the flock of Christ well for 12 years and then departed in peace on September 12, 98.


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Melyos of Alexandria
Preceded by:
Anianus
Bishop of Alexandria
83-95
Succeeded by:
Kedron
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