Clement of Rome( The fourth in a row after the Apostle Peter, the bishop of Rome, who occupied the episcopal chair in 92 пЁ.)
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Biography Clement of Rome
(I in. AD) --
According to Eusebius, died a natural death in 101, but already with the IV in. there are legends about his martyrdom. Teachers K.R. were the apostles Peter and Paul. The Apostle Peter drew him to Christianity, and then K.R. preached the Word of God together with the Apostle Paul in Philippi. Memory K.R. in the Orthodox Church is celebrated on November 25, a Roman Catholic - 23 November. His relics in IX. part been transferred to Rome St.. Cyril and Methodius, the other part of them was transferred to Prince Vladimir in Kiev, where they disappeared after the invasion of the Tartars.
Several sources mentioned that K.R. seriously interested in astrology, astrology and analyzed with a theological point of view. This opinion is based on attributed K.R. works (so called. "Klimentina"). "Klimentina" bound by its content and origin of the name of KR, but modern scholars do not consider them authentic creations K.R. (hence the - often-used name "Pseudo-Klimentina). Author of "Klimentina" believed that the stars and planets are predetermined by God to serve to indicate the past, present and future. Read these instructions can only knowledgeable people, for example, the patriarch Abraham, the great expert on astrology. Apostles "Klimentina" are called the twelve months of Christ, who personified the divine year. Author of "Klimentina" was convinced that the sins are exclusively from the free will of man, because it was inconceivable that God, noting the birth of the person the appropriate location of the planets, then chastised him for it.
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