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of Assus - Stoic philosopher, 3rd century B.C.
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Cleanthes arrives at Athens and becomes a pupil of Zenon the Stoic.
to Amoebeus, Antigonus, Ariston, Cleanthes, Dionysius and others.
and his followers, including Cleanthes, Dionysius, Persaeus and Posei
Cleanthes accuses Aristarchus of impiety, because of his heliocentric
Ariston of Chios, addressed to Arcesilaus, Cleanthes, and others.
Arcesilaus rejects Baton because he has insulted Cleanthes.
pelles, Aridelus, Charmides, Cleanthes, Ctesibius, Hemon, Telephus,
Cleanthes gives frank replies to Antigonus' questions.
Chrysippus attends the lectures of Cleanthes.
Cleanthes witnesses an ant's funeral during one of his lectures.
Sayings of Cleanthes, addressed to Sositheus and others.
The frugal lifestyle of Cleanthes.
The death of the Stoic philosopher Cleanthes.
DIOGENES LAERTIUS, Life of Cleanthes
Soli lived on very little, but Cleanthes lived on even les
occurred with Zenon and Cleanthes, if there is some truth
ory, they say, shows how Cleanthes of Assos was forced aga
ysippus in the school of Cleanthes, when he had been summo
Now the philosopher Cleanthes, in his book On
left over." Now Cleanthes, in his treatise On
place this philosopher before Cleanthes or Chrysippus or the
whereby the universe is ruled, Cleanthes, the Stoic of the older
between Chrysippus and his teacher Cleanthes ? Then, do not two
pain. And when his fellow-disciple, Cleanthes, asked him why he had
are some who think with Cleanthes, that the only duty of
nothing. For the comfort of Cleanthes is suitable only for a
Aristotle, Theophrastus, Zenon, Cleanthes, Chrysippus, Antipater, Carneades,
this story is told by Cleanthes, in his treatise on Bra
and once, when he and Cleanthes were both sitting by
us, of the Bosporus; and Cleanthes of Assus, the son of
Poseidonius. But Cleanthes says, that there are six divi
non of Citium, and Cleanthes, have, as being more ancient
virtue can be lost, but Cleanthes affirms that it cannot;
virtue in everything, as Cleanthes asserts, for it cannot
on Essence, and so does Cleanthes in his essay on Atoms,
principle of the world; and Cleanthes attributes this
eatise on the World, and Cleanthes, and Antipater, in the
it we are moved. Cleanthes, accordingly, asserts that
ians; four books of Letters to Cleanthes. But Panaetius
ceeded Zenon in his school was Cleanthes, whom we must now
runs thus: & I praise Cleanthes, but praise Hades more;
ctician pressing hard on Cleanthes, and proposing sophisti
tolemaeus wrote to Cleanthes, begging him either to come
And in like manner Cleanthes speaks in his treatise on Ple
oic died, and was succeeded by Cleanthes. 129.2 . 
himself to death. Cleanthes, the pupil and successor of
sdom to be immortal, know that Cleanthes and Zenon went
men, as it now appears: Cleanthes of Assos, the son of
pupils of Zenon, and of Cleanthes and of Chrysippus; and in
someone had said, "Such is Cleanthes, as it were giving little
. . . that Cleanthes [was born] when Aristophanes was
[7e.11] You also, Cleanthes, were so industrious in searching
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