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AH: Editor comments:  My main concern is, however, her use of the term “pope”. I would not use the term without hesitation because we do not know very much about the constitution of Early Church in Rome. There may have been a bishop but he can’t be called pope. And a lot of information about these early leaders of church is legendary. So in each c…

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Hunt, Hannah, “Anicetus”, in: Brill Encyclopedia of Early Christianity Online, General Editor David G. Hunter, Paul J.J. van Geest, Bert Jan Lietaert Peerbolte. Consulted online on 18 September 2019 <>
First published online: 2018

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