His hymn to the Deity might have been written by Plato and rivals the famous one of Cleanthes.
The quotation in Acts xvii, 28, may be from Cleanthes or from Aratus.
A translation of David in this style, or in that of Pompei's Cleanthes, might give us some idea of the merit of the original.
Cleanthes, the Stoic philosopher, was a native of this place.
But Chrysippus and even his master Cleanthes were on that point more reasonable than is supposed.
Cleanthes was succeeded by Chrysippus, who died about 208 B. C.
Cleanthes, a poor boy, was anxious to attend the school of Zeno.
Perhaps he is some Cleanthes, who has been a boxer in the public games.
As time went on, wisdom was not always sentenced to the bare cloak of Cleanthes; but, beginning in rags, it ended in fine linen.
Anaxagoras, Democritus, and Cleanthes say that all the stars have their motion from east to west.