- a.d. c60–c120, Greek Stoic philosopher and teacher, mainly in Rome.
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A few days before he burned his peddling-box, he had read Epictetus.The Book of Khalid
Many of them have revived, in their own person, Epictetus and Marcus Aurelius.Thais
Epictetus, one of the ablest of the Stoic philosophers, was a slave.
Marcus Aurelius, Epictetus, and Seneca are the masters of this school.Practical Ethics
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He takes Epictetus as the representative of the one; Montaigne as the representative of the other.Pascal
- ?50–?120 ad, Greek Stoic philosopher, who stressed self-renunciation and the brotherhood of man