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Chapter XV.—Clement, the Third Bishop of Rome.

In the twelfth year of the same reign Clement succeeded Anencletus704704    On Anencletus, see chap. 13, note 3. after the latter had been bishop of the church of Rome for twelve years. The apostle in his Epistle to the Philippians informs us that this Clement was his fellow-worker. His words are as follows:705705    Phil. iv. 3. For an account of Clement, see above, chap. 4, note 19; and upon the order of succession of the Roman bishops, see chap. 2, note 1. “With Clement and the rest of my fellow-laborers whose names are in the book of life.”


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