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Automelon (Greek: auto, "self" + melon, "melody"; Church Slavonic: samopodoben)—pl. automela—is a sticheron which haa it's own melody, and serves as a model for other stichera. [1] Some examples of automela are "O most marvellous wonder", and "O house of Ephratha."Cite error: Closing </ref> missing for <ref> tag
  1. Nikita Simmons, The Three Classes of Melodic Forms for Stichera - Idiomelon, 2002