Zeno of Citium

Zeno of Citium
biographical name circa 335-circa 263 B.C. Greek philosopher & founder of Stoic school

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  • Zeno of Citium — Infobox Philosopher region = Western Philosophy era = Ancient philosophy color = #B0C4DE image size = 200px image caption = Zeno of Citium name = Zeno of Citium birth = c. 334 BC, Citium, Cyprus death = c. 262 BC, Athens school tradition =… …   Wikipedia

  • Zeno of Citium — /sish ee euhm/ c340 c265 B.C., Greek philosopher, born in Cyprus. Also called Zeno, Zeno the Stoic. * * * born с 335, Citium, Cyprus died с 263 BC, Athens Greek philosopher, founder of Stoicism. He went to Athens с 312 BC and attended lectures by …   Universalium

  • Zeno of Citium — noun ancient Greek philosopher who founded the Stoic school (circa 335 263 BC) • Syn: ↑Zeno • Instance Hypernyms: ↑philosopher * * * /sish ee euhm/ c340 c265 B.C., Greek philosopher, born in Cyprus. Also called Zeno, Zeno the Stoic …   Useful english dictionary

  • Zeno of Citium — (c. 334–262 BC) The founder of Stoicism, Zeno was a Phoenician born on Cyprus, originally a pupil of Crates the Cynic . He turned to Socratic philosophy, and gradually evolved the unified metaphysics, epistemology, and ethics that make up the… …   Philosophy dictionary

  • Zeno of Citium — Ze′no of Ci′ti•um [[t]ˈsɪʃ i əm[/t]] n. big c340–c265 b.c., Greek philosopher, born in Cyprus Also called Ze′no the Sto′ic …   From formal English to slang

  • Zeno of Citium — /ˌzinoʊ əv ˈsɪtiəm/ (say .zeenoh uhv siteeuhm) noun c.336–c.264 BC, Greek philosopher and founder of the Stoic school …   Australian English dictionary

  • Zeno — is a Greek name derived from the more ancient variant Zenon. The word may refer to any of the following:PeoplePhilosophers* Zeno of Elea (c.490–c.430 BC), philosopher, follower of Parmenides, famed for his paradoxes . * Zeno of Citium (333 BC 264 …   Wikipedia

  • Zeno — m From the classical Greek name Zēnōn, a short form of any of several names having as their first element Zēn , the stem form of the name of Zeus, king of the gods, for example Zēnodōros ‘gift of Zeus’. Zeno was the name of two major Greek… …   First names dictionary

  • Zeno — [zē′nō] 1. fl. 5th cent. B.C.; Gr. Eleatic philosopher: also Zeno of Elea [ē′lē ə] (town in Italy) 2. 334? 261? B.C.; Gr. philosopher: founder of Stoicism: also Zeno of Citium [sish′ē əm] (city in Cyprus) …   English World dictionary

  • Zeno — /zee noh/, n. 1. See Zeno of Citium. 2. See Zeno of Elea. * * * I orig. Tarasicodissa born , Isauria, Diocese of the East died April 9, AD 491 Eastern Roman emperor (474–491). A military leader, he married the daughter of Emperor Leo I (с 466),… …   Universalium

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