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ANF01. The Apostolic Fathers with Justin Martyr and Irenaeus
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Chapter X.—Conclusion.

Now I write these things to you from Smyrna by the Ephesians, who are deservedly most happy. There is also with me, along with many others, Crocus, one dearly beloved by me.878878    Literally, “the name desired to me.” As to those who have gone before me from Syria to Rome for the glory of God, I believe that you are acquainted with them; to whom, [then,] do ye make known that I am at hand. For they are all worthy, both of God and of you; and it is becoming that you should refresh them in all things. I have written these things unto you, on the day before the ninth of the Kalends of September (that879879    This clause is evidently an explanatory gloss which has crept into the text. is, on the twenty-third day of August). Fare ye well to the end, in the patience of Jesus Christ. Amen.


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