Anacletus stayed in Rome, but Innocent crossed the Alps, and a council was summoned at tampes to decide upon his title.
Pope Anacletus speaks of patriarchs, metropolitans, and primates long before they arose.
Including Linus and Anacletus, here are twelve traditional bishops in succession.
As he advanced, Anacletus was rapidly deserted by his supporters, and shortly afterwards solved the difficulty by his death.
During the late schism, Tivoli had sided with Anacletus, and on his death still refused to acknowledge Innocent.
It also proves that Cletus and Anacletus were not reckoned among the bishops of Rome.