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Flavius Clemens
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Titus Flavius Clemens (d. c. 95 CE; Flavius Clement) was a Christian aristocrat of the Flavian family, a nephew of the Roman emperor Vespasian. His Roman three names (tria nomina: praenomen, nomen, cognomen) are the same as those which the Christian Platonist Clement of Alexandria bore later, in the late 2nd – early 3rd century CE – not without possible connections with the same family. Flavius Clement was the son of Titus Flavius Sabinus, consul in 52 CE and prefect of Rome (praefectus urbi) during the reign of Nero, and a broth…

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Ramelli, Ilaria L.E., “Flavius Clemens”, 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_00001317>
First published online: 2018



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