Late 3rd-century bishop in Pontus (in modern Turkey); known as an eloquent speaker. He was frequently abused for his faith during the persecutions of Diocletian, but there are no records of him being a martyr.
- Book of Saints, by the Monks of Ramsgate
- Catholic Online
- Kirken i Norge
- Our Sunday Visitor’s Encyclopedia of Saints
- Roman Martyrology, 1914 edition
- “Saint Melitus of Pontus“. CatholicSaints.Info. 2 November 2009. Web. 5 May 2015. <>