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Headword: *panai/tios
Adler number: pi,184
Translated headword: Panaetius, Panaitios
Vetting Status: high
The younger,[1] son of Nicagoras; Rhodian, Stoic philosopher, friend of Diogenes;[2] he also taught Scipio surnamed Africanus, after Polybius of Megalopolis.[3] He died in Athens.
Greek Original:
*panai/tios, o( new/teros, *nikago/rou, *(ro/dios, filo/sofos *stwi+ko/s, *dioge/nous gnw/rimos, o(\s kaqhgh/sato kai\ *skhpi/wnos tou= e)piklhqe/ntos *)afrikanou= meta\ *polu/bion *megalopoli/thn. e)teleu/thse d' e)n *)aqh/nais.
c.185-109 BCE; OCD4 Panaetius. He was head of the Stoic school from around 129 (after Antipater) and was in close touch with Roman aristocrats such as Scipio Aemilianus, mentioned here. Some of his philosophical positions are preserved by Cicero in his treatise De Officiis.
[1] But see under pi 183.
[2] The Stoic philosopher Diogenes of Babylon. See OCD4 Diogenes(3).
[3] For Polybius see pi 1941.
C. Gill, "Peace of Mind and Being Yourself: Panaetius to Plutarch", in W. Hase (ed.) Aufstieg und Niedergang der roemischen Welt II 36.7 (1994) 4599-4640
Keywords: biography; ethics; geography; history; philosophy
Translated by: Marcelo Boeri on 23 December 1999@12:02:15.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (modified translation; augmented notes;) on 15 July 2002@11:26:09.
Catharine Roth (cosmetics) on 15 July 2002@18:03:17.
Catharine Roth (added keywords) on 17 July 2011@18:37:23.
David Whitehead (tweaking) on 13 August 2013@06:36:32.
David Whitehead (updated 2 refs) on 10 August 2014@03:57:01.


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