- c300–232? b.c., Greek Stoic philosopher.
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The quotation in Acts xvii, 28, may be from Cleanthes or from Aratus.Introduction to the History of Religions
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Cleanthes, the Stoic philosopher, was a native of this place.
Cleanthes was succeeded by Chrysippus, who died about 208 B. C.A History of Philosophy in Epitome
Perhaps he is some Cleanthes, who has been a boxer in the public games.Selections from the Prose Writings of John Henry Cardinal Newman
John Henry Newman
Anaxagoras, Democritus, and Cleanthes say that all the stars have their motion from east to west.Essays and Miscellanies
- ?300–?232 bc, Greek philosopher: succeeded Zeno as head of the Stoic school
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