Christian woman in a time persecution by emperor Antoninus Pius and governor Antiochus, she was twice taken into pagan temples and ordered to make sacrfices to idols; the idols would topple over. Her captors gave up, tortured and then executed her. Martyr.
- beheaded in the 2nd century at Marcianopolis, Thrace (in modern Greece)
- relics enshrined on Lemnos Island in the Aegean Sea
- “Saint Melitina“. CatholicSaints.Info. 5 May 2015. Web. 26 July 2016. <>