Saint Domitian of Melitene

Also known as

  • Dometianus
  • Dometien

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Profile

Married. Noted scholar in literature, philosophy and Biblical studies. Widower. Monk. Bishop of Melitene, Armenia at age 30. Had a special ministry to the poor. Diplomat, sent by the Byzantine emperor to Persia to handle difficult negotiations. Corresponded with Saint Gregory the Great. Spiritual director of the emperor.

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MLA Citation

  • “Saint Domitian of Melitene“. Saints.SQPN.com. 9 January 2014. Web. 20 April 2014. <>