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flourished 1st century a.d, pope 76–88.
Historical Examples

Anacletus stayed in Rome, but Innocent crossed the Alps, and a council was summoned at tampes to decide upon his title.
The Law of Civilization and Decay Brooks Adams

Pope Anacletus speaks of patriarchs, metropolitans, and primates long before they arose.
The Rise of the Mediaeval Church Alexander Clarence Flick

Including Linus and Anacletus, here are twelve traditional bishops in succession.
The Christ Of Paul George Reber

As he advanced, Anacletus was rapidly deserted by his supporters, and shortly afterwards solved the difficulty by his death.
The World’s Greatest Books, Vol X Various

During the late schism, Tivoli had sided with Anacletus, and on his death still refused to acknowledge Innocent.
Pope Adrian IV Richard Raby

It also proves that Cletus and Anacletus were not reckoned among the bishops of Rome.
A Philosophical Dictionary, Volume 1 (of 10) Franois-Marie Arouet (AKA Voltaire)


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