List of stoic philosophers


List of stoic philosophers

This is a list of Stoic philosophers, ordered (roughly) by date. The criteria for inclusion in this list is fairly mild. "See also ".

3rd Century BC

*Zeno of Citium (c. 334-262 BC), "Founder of the Stoic school in Athens (c. 300 BC)."
*Persaeus (306-243 BC), "Pupil and friend of Zeno."
*Aratus of Soli (c. 315-c. 245 BC), "Pupil of Zeno and poet."
*Athenodorus of Soli (fl. 275 BC), "Pupil of Zeno and brother of Aratus."
*Aristo of Chios (c. 310-c. 240 BC), "Pupil of Zeno, leaned towards Cynicism."
*Apollophanes of Antioch (fl. 250 BC), "Stoic philosopher, friend of Aristo of Chios."
*Dionysius the Renegade (c. 325-c. 250 BC), "Pupil of Zeno who became a Cyrenaic."
*Sphaerus (c. 285-c. 210 BC), "Pupil of Zeno. Moved to Sparta and Alexandria."
*Herillus of Carthage (fl. 250 BC), "Pupil of Zeno, who held that knowledge was the highest good."
*Cleanthes (of Assos) (331-232 BC), "Second leader of the Stoic school."
*Eratosthenes (of Cyrene) (fl. 225 BC), "Pupil of Aristo. Chief librarian at Alexandria."
*Hermagoras of Amphipolis (fl. c. 225 BC), "Stoic philosopher and follower of Persaeus of Citium."
*Chrysippus (of Soli) (c. 280-c. 206 BC), "Third leader of the Stoic school. Wrote 705 books."
*Boethus (Stoic) (fl. 225 BC), "Contemporary of Chrysippus."
*Dioscorides (Stoic) (fl. 225 BC), "Pupil of Chrysippus. Father of Zeno of Tarsus."
*Aristocreon (fl. 210 BC), "Nephew of Chrysippus."

2nd Century BC

*Zeno of Tarsus (fl. 200 BC), "Fourth leader of the Stoic school."
*Basilides (Stoic) (fl. uncertain), "Extreme monist."
*Eudromus (fl. uncertain), "Stoic who wrote a book called "Elements of Ethics"."
*Crates of Mallus (fl. 175 BC), "Grammarian. Head of the library at Pergamon."
*Diogenes of Babylon (c. 230-c. 150 BC), "Fifth leader of the Stoic school."
*Zenodotus (Stoic) (fl. 150 BC), "A pupil of Diogenes of Babylon."
*Apollodorus of Seleucia (fl. 150 BC), "Pupil of Diogenes of Babylon."
*Antipater of Tarsus (c. 200-129 BC), "Sixth leader of the Stoic school."
*Apollodorus of Athens (fl. 150 BC), "Historian. Pupil of Diogenes and Antipater of Tarsus."
*Archedemus of Tarsus (fl. 140 BC), "Founded a Stoic school at Babylon."
*Panaetius (of Rhodes) (185-109 BC), "Seventh leader of the Stoic school."
*Polemon of Athens (fl. 150 BC), "Geographer, follower of Panaetius."
*Marcus Vigellius (fl. 125 BC), "Stoic who lived with Panaetius."
*Heraclides of Tarsus (fl. 125 BC), "Pupil of Antipater of Tarsus."
*Dardanus (c. 160-c. 90 BC), "Leading figure in the Stoic school in Athens."
*Mnesarchus (c. 160-c. 90 BC), "Leading figure in the Stoic school in Athens."
*Publius Rutilius Rufus (158-c. 75 BC), "Statesman, orator and historian. Pupil of Panaetius."
*Stilo (c. 154-74 BC), "Grammarian and scholar."
*Dionysius of Cyrene (fl. c. 125 BC), "Leading figure in the Stoic school in Athens."
*Quintus Lucilius Balbus (fl. c. 125 BC), "Stoic philosopher, and a pupil of Panaetius."
*Hecato of Rhodes (fl. 100 BC), "Pupil of Panaetius, wrote about ethics."
*Diotimus the Stoic (fl. 100 BC), "Stoic who slandered Epicurus."

1st Century BC

*Posidonius (of Apamea) (c. 135-51 BC), "Stoic philosopher, astronomer, and geographer."
*Crinis (fl. uncertain), "Stoic who wrote about logic."
*Proclus of Mallus (fl. uncertain), "Stoic philosopher and writer."
*Diodotus the Stoic (c. 130-59 BC), "Stoic teacher of Cicero who lived in Cicero's house."
*Geminus of Rhodes (c. 110-c. 40 BC), "Astronomer and mathematician."
*Athenodoros Cordylion (c. 130-60 BC), "Librarian at Pergamon, lived with Cato."
*Apollonius of Tyre (stoic) (fl. 60 BC), "Stoic philosopher who wrote a biography of Zeno."
*Cato the Younger (95-46 BC), "Statesman who opposed Julius Caesar."
*Antipater of Tyre (c. 100-45 BC), "Friend of Cato. Wrote about practical ethics."
*Apollonides (fl. 50 BC), "Stoic philosopher whom Cato consulted before committing suicide."
*Jason of Nysa (fl. 50 BC), "Grandson of Posidonius."
*Athenodoros Cananites (c. 74 BC-7 AD), "Pupil of Posidonius. Teacher of Augustus."
*Stertinius (Stoic) (fl. 50 BC), "Philosopher satirised by the poet Horace."
*Quintus Sextius (fl. 40 BC), "Set up a school teaching Stoicism mixed with Pythagoreanism."
*Arius Didymus (of Alexandria) (fl. 10 BC), "Collected excerpts from earlier Stoic writers."

1st Century AD

*Theon of Alexandria (fl. 10 AD), "Stoic philosopher."
*Attalus (Stoic) (fl. 25 AD), "Stoic philosopher frequently visited by Seneca."
*Papirius Fabianus (fl. 30 AD), "Teacher of Seneca. Rhetorician and philosopher."
*Julius Canus (fl. 30 AD), "Stoic philosopher condemned to death by Caligula."
*Lucius Annaeus Seneca (c. 4 BC-65 AD), "Statesman, philosopher, and playwright."
*Thrasea Paetus (c. 10 AD-66 AD), "Roman senator and Stoic."
*Lucius Annaeus Cornutus (c. 20-c. 70 AD), "Stoic teacher who wrote a Compendium of Greek Theology."
*Chaeremon of Alexandria (fl. 50 AD), "Stoic philosopher and grammarian. Librarian at Alexandria."
*Paconius Agrippinus (fl. 60 AD), "Stoic philosopher spoken of with praise by Epictetus."
*Heliodorus (Stoic) (fl. 60 AD), "Stoic philosopher. Informer in the reign of Nero."
*Publius Egnatius Celer (fl. 60 AD), "Stoic philosopher. Informer in the reign of Nero."
*Helvidius Priscus (fl. 65 AD), "Stoic philosopher and statesman."
*Arulenus Rusticus (c. 30-93 AD), "Statesman. Friend and pupil of Thrasea Paetus."
*Musonius Rufus (c. 25-c. 90 AD), "Stoic teacher and writer."
*Euphrates the Stoic (c. 35-118 AD), "Philosopher, orator and pupil of Musonius Rufus."

2nd Century AD

*Cleomedes (fl. uncertain), "Astronomer who lived later than Posidonius."
*Epictetus (of Hierapolis) (c. 55-c. 135 AD), "Philosopher, pupil of Musonius Rufus."
*Hierocles (Stoic) (fl. 150 AD), "Philosopher, wrote "Elements of Ethics"."
*Flavius Arrianus (c. 90-175 AD), "Historian and pupil of Epictetus."
*Basileides of Scythopolis (fl. 150 AD), "Stoic teacher of Lucius Verus."
*Apollonius of Chalcedon (fl. 150 AD), "Stoic teacher of Marcus Aurelius and Lucius Verus."
*Claudius Maximus (fl. 150 AD), "Stoic philosopher and friend of Marcus Aurelius."
*Cinna Catulus (fl. 150 AD), "Stoic teacher of Marcus Aurelius."
*Sextus of Chaeronea (fl. 160 AD), "Stoic philosopher and teacher of Marcus Aurelius."
*Junius Rusticus (c. 100-c. 170 AD), "Philosopher and Consul. Adviser of Marcus Aurelius."
*Marcus Aurelius (121-180 AD), "Roman Emperor from 161-180 AD."


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