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[krahy-sip-uh s, kri-] /kraɪˈsɪp əs, krɪ-/
280–209? b.c, Greek Stoic philosopher. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • It was Chrysippus, prince of Clazomenæ, the nephew of Anaxagoras.

    Philothea Lydia Maria Child
  • One of the sophisms of Chrysippus was, "If you have not lost a thing, you have it."

    Familiar Quotations John Bartlett
  • Of him it was said, 'But for Chrysippus, there had been no Porch.'

    Meditations Marcus Aurelius
  • However, I will give orders to Chrysippus and speak to Tyrannio.

    The Letters of Cicero, Volume 1 Marcus Tullius Cicero
  • "Had there been no Chrysippus, there had been no Stoa," iii, 42.

    De Officiis Marcus Tullius Cicero
  • Cleanthes was succeeded by Chrysippus, who died about 208 B. C.

  • Chrysippus closes the series of the philosophers who founded the Porch.

  • I ask, then, who interprets her; and hearing that Chrysippus does, I have recourse to him.

    The Enchiridion Epictetus
  • But according to Chrysippus, they have not so much as this difference.

  • Chrysippus affirms, these four are different one from another.

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