Zeno of Citium was the founder of the Stoic philosophy beginning in Cyprus. Zeno was born in Cyprus and lived circa 333-262 BCE, yet gave lectures from 310 BCE at Stoa Poikile (“painted colonnade”), the landmark in the city of Athens, Greece. The Stoic premise is, “happiness lies in living with courage and dignity in conformance to the divine plan by which nature is governed”.
Zeno of Citium
Cyprus, Athens, Greece
- Zeno of Citium – Ancient History Encyclopedia
Zeno of Citium (c. 336 – 265 BCE) was the founder of the Stoic School of philosophy in Athens which taught that the Logos (Universal Reason) was the greatest good in life and living in accordance with reason was the purpose of human life.
- Zeno of Citium – Wikipedia
Zeno of Citium. … Zeno was the founder of the Stoic school of philosophy, which he taught in Athens from about 300 BC. Based on the moral ideas of the Cynics, Stoicism laid great emphasis on goodness and peace of mind gained from living a life of Virtue in accordance with Nature.
- Zeno of Citium and the rise of Stoicism | Classical Wisdom …
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- Zeno of Citium’s Philosophy of Stoicism – SPARK: Scholarship … [PDF]
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- Who Is Zeno? An Introduction to the Founder of Stoicism
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