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A Dictionary of Early Christian Biography

Alexander i., Bishop of Rome

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Alexander I., bp. of Rome, is stated by all the authorities to have been the successor of Evaristus. Eusebius (H. E. iv. 4) makes him succeed in A.D. 109, in his Chronicle, A. D. 111 (f. 89). He assigns him in both works a reign of ten years. He has been confused with a martyr of the same name, who is mentioned in a fragment of an inscription.

[G.H.M.]


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Wace, Henry. Entry for 'Alexander i., Bishop of Rome'. A Dictionary of Early Christian Biography. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/hwd/a/alexander-i-bishop-of-rome.html. 1911.

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