Melito of Sardis was the bishop of Sardis near Smyrna in western Anatolia, and a great authority in early Christianity.
Melito held a foremost place in terms of Bishops in Asia due to his personal influence on Christianity and his literary works, most of which have been lost but of what has been recovered has provided a great insight into Christianity during the second century.
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Year Written: (Assumed)165-175 AD
Scripture Type:Church Father - Author
The Church Fathers are ancient and generally influential Christian theologians, some of whom were eminent teachers and great bishops. The term is used of writers or teachers of the Church not necessarily ordained and not necessarily "saints". A Church Father who has authored or written a text or work is a Church Father Author.
Further Reading: earlychristianwritings.com/text/melito.html
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