Antonius Melissa a Greek monk toward the end of the eighth century (?). He made a collection (something after the manner of Stobaeus) of passages from the classics and from the church fathers, ranging the materials under seventy- six titles. It was first printed by Gesner (Zurich, 1546, fol.), and is given also at the end of Stobaeus (Francf. 1581), and also in the Bibliotheca Patrum, t. v. — Hoefer, Nouv. Biog. Generale, 1, 823.