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b. ca. AD 50 in Hierapolis in Phrygia;

d. ca. AD 125/130 in Nicopolis in Epirus;

Popular Stoic philosopher.


Epictetus himself did not write anything, but his pupil Flavius Arrianus [2] published a collection of Discourses and a summary of his teachings; fr…

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Schorn, Stefan, “Epictetus”, in: Brill’s New Pauly Supplements I - Volume 2 : Dictionary of Greek and Latin Authors and Texts, Edited by: Manfred Landfester, in collaboration with Brigitte Egger. Consulted online on 17 February 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2214-8647_bnps2_COM_0084>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: 9789004167834, 20090831

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