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Clementine Literature, Pseudo-
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Besides the two epistles attributed to Clement of Rome, there exists also a series of apocryphal works of varied types under his name. The Apostolic Constitutions and the pseudo-clementine writings (also known as the Clementines) are the most well known. This last work has been transmitted to us in two different versions: the Greek Homilies and the Latin Recognitions, in Rufinus of Aquileia's translation. Aside from …

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Pouderon, Bernard, “Clementine Literature, Pseudo-”, in: Brill Encyclopedia of Early Christianity Online, General Editor David G. Hunter, Paul J.J. van Geest, Bert Jan Lietaert Peerbolte. Consulted online on 17 September 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2589-7993_EECO_SIM_00000688>
First published online: 2018



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