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Fragment number Vinzent 81
Klostermann 108
Ancient source used Eusebius, Against Marcellus 2.3
Modern edition M. Vinzent, Markell von Ankyra: Die Fragmente (Leiden, 1997).

In order to, as I said, prepare man, who was once deceived by the devil, to himself conquer the devil in turn, he took man upon himself, so that consequently he might prepare him to receive this first fruit of authority.

Translated by Brandon Rogers under the supervision of Prof. Glen L. Thompson, revised AMJ

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