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St. Our father among the [[saint]]s '''Melyos of Alexandria''' (also ''Milieus'', ''Milius'', ''Sabellius'', ''Avilius'', 3rd Patriach or ''Abilius'') was the third [[bishop]] of Alexandria, 98 Afrom 83 to 95 AD.DHe is commemorated on [[September 12]].
On this day (September 12th) the third Pope of Alexandria after St. Mark, departed.This Saint 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 pastured pastored and guarded the flock of Christ well for 12 years and then departed in peaceon September 12, 98.May his prayers be with us all {{start box}}{{succession|before=[[Anianus of Alexandria|Anianus]]|title=[[List of Patriarchs of Alexandria|Bishop of Alexandria]]|years=83-95|after=Kedron}}{{end box}} ==Source==*[http://www. Amencopticchurch.net/synaxarium/1_1.html#3 The Departure of St. Melyos (Milius), the Third Pope of Alexandria] ==External links==*[[w:Pope Avilius of Alexandria|''Pope Avilius of Alexandria'' at Wikipedia]]*[[Eusebius of Caesarea]], ''Historia Ecclesiastica'' Book III**[http://www.ccel.org/ccel/schaff/npnf201.iii.viii.xiv.html Chapter XIV.—Abilius, the Second Bishop of Alexandria]**[http://www.ccel.org/ccel/schaff/npnf201.iii.viii.xxi.html Chapter XXI.—Cerdon becomes the Third Ruler of the Church of Alexandria]*[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/avilius_.html Avilius, bishop 84/85?-98? A.D., Ancient Christian Church, Alexandria/Egypt] by Dr. Clyde Curry Smith [[Category:Bishops]][[Category:1st-century bishops]][[Category:Non-Chalcedonian Saints]][[Category:Patriarchs of Alexandria]][[Category:Saints]][[Category:Ante-Nicene Saints]][[Category:1st-century saints]]

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