Melitene


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Melitene:

see MalatyaMalatya
, city (1990 pop. 276,666), capital of Malatya prov., E central Turkey, in the E Taurus Mts. It is the commercial center for a rich farm region that produces apricots, grapes, and grains. Manufactures of the city include cement, cotton textiles, and sugar.
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No evidence attests that IV Scythica camped at Melitene in 63, as Bennett (2006:84) conjectures.
He was consecrated titular Archbishop of Melitene on 20 July 1953 (ordained 8 November 1953) and translated to the Archdiocese of Melbourne on 13 April 1967.
Centres of Christian thought and missionary expansion -- such as Caesarea in Cappadocia, Antioch, Nisibis, Edessa, Melitene, Alexandria, and later Constantinople -- were closely associated with, and made an impact on, the formation of the Armenian tradition, particularly in religious, theological and cultural aspects.