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Clemens
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[German version]

[1] of Rome 3rd bishop of Rome, 2nd cent. AD (?)

Since  Irenaeus (Haer. 3,3,3) recorded as the third bishop of Rome in the list of Roman bishops although the Roman congregation was probably led by a college of presbyters and not a bishop alone in the late 1st cent. All information on C. comes from later centuries and documents the historical developme…

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Wirbelauer, Eckhard (Freiburg), Kienast, Dietmar (Neu-Esting) and Meyer, Doris (Strasbourg), “Clemens”, in: Brill’s New Pauly, Antiquity volumes edited by: Hubert Cancik and , Helmuth Schneider, English Edition by: Christine F. Salazar, Classical Tradition volumes edited by: Manfred Landfester, English Edition by: Francis G. Gentry. Consulted online on 18 January 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e301470>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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