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Clement of Alexandria ( 2nd century, philosopher and commentator on pagan and Christian information ) speaks of the Word as " the Alpha and the Omega of Whom alone the end becomes beginning, and ends again at the original beginning without any break " ( Stromata, IV, 25 ).
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Clement and Alexandria
Isaac de Beausobre properly calls attention to the significant silence of Clement in the two passages in which he instructs the Christians of Alexandria on the right use of rings and gems, and the figures which may legitimately be engraved on them ( Paed.
This episode is also found in Clement of Alexandria, in Stephen of Byzantium ( Kopai and Argunnos ), and in Propertius, III with minor variations.
Its famous catechetical school, while sacrificing none of its famous passion for orthodoxy since the days of Pantaenus, Clement of Alexandria, and Origen of Alexandria, had begun to take on an almost secular character in the comprehensiveness of its interests, and had counted influential pagans among its serious auditors.
Clement of Alexandria ( end of the 2nd century ) writes about the ordination of a certain Zachæus as bishop by the imposition of Simon Peter Bar-Jonah's hands.
The words bishop and ordination are used in their technical meaning by the same Clement of Alexandria.
At the beginning of the 3rd century, it is adopted by Clement of Alexandria and by Origen of Alexandria, later by Methodius, Cyprian, Lactantius, Dionysius of Alexandria, and in the 5th century by Quodvultdeus.
Clement of Alexandria ( Stromata, ii, 20 ) also makes Barnabas one of the Seventy Disciples that are mentioned in the Gospel of Luke 10: 1ff.
Titus Flavius Clemens ( c. 150 – c. 215 ), known as Clement of Alexandria, was a Christian theologian who taught at the Catechetical School of Alexandria.
In around 180, Clement reached Alexandria, where he met Pantaenus, who taught at the Catechetical School of Alexandria.
Around 190 AD under the leadership of the scholar Pantanaeus, the school of Alexandria became an important institution of religious learning, where students were taught by scholars such as Athenagoras, Clement, Didymus, and the native Egyptian Origen, who was considered the father of theology and who was also active in the field of commentary and comparative Biblical studies.
In his critique of the theology of Clement of Alexandria, Photius in his Myriobiblon held that Clement ’ s views reflected a quasi-docetic view of the nature of Christ, writing that Clement " He hallucinates that the Word was not incarnate but only seems to be.
Clement and 2nd
Nor does Clement of Alexandria, in the late 2nd Century AD, indicate that the concept of logical paradox is an issue:
* Some see parallels between James and 1 Peter, 1 Clement, and the Shepherd of Hermas and take this to reflect the socio-economic situation Christians were dealing with in the late 1st or early 2nd century.
The first mention of " Christian " art is found near the beginning of the 2nd century in the writings of Tertullian ( c. 160-220 ) and in Clement of Alexandria ( c. 150-212 ).
The 2nd century Christian scholar Clement of Alexandria, drawing on earlier works, explicitly attributes the invention of the trireme ( trikrotos naus, " three-tiered ship ") to the Sidonians.
The Physiologus is a didactic text written or compiled in Greek by an unknown author, in Alexandria ; its composition has been traditionally dated to the 2nd century AD by readers who saw parallels with writings of Clement of Alexandria, who is asserted to have known the text, though Alan Scott has made a case for a date at the end of the third or in the 4th century.
* Pope Clement VI annuls the marriage of William Montacute, 2nd Earl of Salisbury, and Joan of Kent, on the grounds of her prior marriage to Thomas Holland, 1st Earl of Kent.
Though the first Christians in the West used Greek ( such as Clement of Rome ), by the fourth century Latin had superseded it even in the cosmopolitan city of Rome, while there is evidence of a Latin translation of the Bible in the 2nd century ( see also Vetus Latina ) in southern Gaul and the Roman province of Africa.
While 2 Clement has been traditionally ascribed to Clement, most scholars believe that 2 Clement was written in the 2nd century based on the doctrinal themes of the text and a near match between words in 2 Clement and in the Greek Gospel of the Egyptians.
Ever since the 2nd century, some bishoprics in the Eastern Roman Empire had counted years from the birth of Christ, but there was no agreement on the correct epoch — Clement of Alexandria () and Eusebius of Caesarea () wrote about these attempts.
The earliest suggestions of a fast of Baptism of Jesus on January 6 during the 2nd century comes from Clement of Alexandria, but there is no further mention of such a feast until 361 when Emperor Julian attended a feast on January 6 in the year 361.
* The 2nd Le Mans 24 hours race is won by John Duff ( Canada ) and Frank Clement ( Great Britain ) driving a Bentley 3 Litre Sport over 120 laps and 2077. 341 km.
In the 2nd century CE, the Christian theologian Clement of Alexandria distinguishes the Gymnosophists, the philosophers of the Indians, from the Sramanas, " the philosophers of the Bactrians ":
References, such as The New Encyclopædia Britannica, validate the above by offering additional specifics: Early Christian writers, such as Clement of Alexandria in the 2nd century, had used a form like Yahweh, and claim that this pronunciation of the tetragrammaton was never really lost.
Writers such as Nicholas Afanassieff and Alexander Schmemann have declared that the phrase " presiding in agape ", used of the Church of Rome in the letter that Ignatius of Antioch addressed to it in the first years of the 2nd century, contains a definition of that Church's universal primacy ; but the Roman Catholic writer Klaus Schatz warns that it would be wrong to read as statements of the developed Roman Catholic teaching on papal primacy this letter and the even earlier First Epistle of Clement ( the name of Clement was added only later ), in which the Church of Rome intervenes in matters of the Church of Corinth, admonishing it in authoritative tones, even speaking in the name of God.
In the 2nd century AD, the Christian dogmatist Clement of Alexandria recognized the existence of Buddhist Sramanas among the Bactrians (" Bactrians " meaning " Oriental Greeks " in that period ), and even their influence on Greek thought:
Martin Richard Attlee, 2nd Earl Attlee ( 10 August 1927 – 27 July 1991 ) was a British politician, son of former British Prime Minister Clement Attlee, the first Earl Attlee.
Clement and century
The first mention of the language as the " Bulgarian language " instead of the " Slavonic language " comes in the work of the Greek clergy of the Bulgarian Archbishopric of Ohrid in the 11th century, for example in the Greek hagiography of Saint Clement of Ohrid by Theophylact of Ohrid ( late 11th century ).
The Council entrusted to the Pope the implementation of its work ; as a result, Pope Pius IV issued the Tridentine Creed in 1565 ; and Pope Pius V issued in 1566 the Roman Catechism, in 1568 a revised Roman Breviary, and in 1570 a revised Roman Missal, thus standardizing what since the 20th century has been called the Tridentine Mass ( from the city's Latin name Tridentum ), and Pope Clement VIII issued in 1592 a revised edition of the Vulgate.
The vast majority of New Testament scholars hold 1 Thessalonians to be authentic, although a number of scholars in the mid-19th century contested its authenticity, most notably Clement Schrader and F. C.
In the 3rd century, Origen of Alexandria was the first ancient writer to have a comprehensive reference to Josephus, although some other authors had made smaller, general references to Josephus before then, e. g. Justin Martyr and Irenaeus in the second century, followed by Clement.
In the 16th century Sixtus V bisected Bramante's Cortile del Belvedere with a cross-wing to house the Apostolic Library in suitable magnificence. The 16th and 17th centuries saw other privately endowed libraries assembled in Rome: the Vallicelliana, formed from the books of Saint Filippo Neri, with other distinguished libraries such as that of Cesare Baronio, the Biblioteca Angelica founded by the Augustinian Angelo Rocca, which was the only truly public library in Counter-Reformation Rome ; the Biblioteca Alessandrina with which Pope Alexander VII endowed the University of Rome ; the Biblioteca Casanatense of the Cardinal Girolamo Casanate ; and finally the Biblioteca Corsiniana founded by the bibliophile Clement XII Corsini and his nephew Cardinal Neri Corsini, still housed in Palazzo Corsini in via della Lungara. The Republic of Venice patronized the foundation of the Biblioteca Marciana, based on the library of Cardinal Basilios Bessarion. In Milan Cardinal Federico Borromeo founded the Biblioteca Ambrosiana.
" On the other hand Clement Greenberg called Immanuel Kant ( 1724 – 1804 ) " the first real Modernist ", though he also wrote, " What can be safely called Modernism emerged in the middle of the last century — and rather locally, in France, with Baudelaire in literature and Manet in painting, and perhaps with Flaubert, too, in prose fiction.
Clement I at the end of the 1st century wrote an epistle to the Church in Corinth intervening in a major dispute, and apologizing for not having taken action earlier.
He shows familiarity with Proclus, which indicates he wrote no earlier than the 5th century, as well as influence from Saint Clement of Alexandria, the Cappadocian Fathers, Origen of Alexandria, and others.
Shortly after his accession at the conclusion of the papal election of December 1187, Clement succeeded in allaying the conflict which had existed for half a century between the Popes and the citizens of Rome, with an agreement by which the citizens were allowed to elect their magistrates, while the nomination of the governor of the city remained in the hands of the Pope.
Clement XII erected in that ancient basilica a magnificent chapel dedicated to his 14th century kinsman, St. Andrew Corsini.
Clement XIII placed the Encyclopédie of D ' Alembert and Diderot on the Index, but this index was not as effective as it used to be in the previous century.
Timothy is praised by Paul for his knowledge of the Scriptures ( in the 1st century mostly the Septuagint, see Development of the New Testament canon # Clement of Rome ), and is said to have been acquainted with the Scriptures since childhood.
* Pope Evaristus succeeds Pope Clement I as the fifth pope ( according to Catholic tradition ; none of the Popes until the mid second century is certain ).