noun, plural sto·as, sto·ai [stoh-ahy], /ˈstoʊ aɪ/, sto·ae [stoh-ee]. /ˈstoʊ i/.
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This portico became famous in Athens, and was called (Stoa)—-the Porch.
From this Stoa the school derived its name, the students being called the Stoics.
There is an evident development in the Roman law toward a more humane conception of slavery; this is due to the Stoa.
Many of his words have parallels in the Jewish literature as well as in the writings of the Stoa.
He founded his school a year or two before Zeno founded the Stoa, so that the two schools from the first ran parallel in time.A Critical History of Greek Philosophy|W. T. Stace