What does cleanthes mean?

cleanthes meaning in General Dictionary

ancient Greek philosopher who succeeded Zeno of Citium as frontrunner regarding the Stoic school (300-232 BC)


cleanthes meaning in Philosophy Dictionary

(c. 310-230 B.C.) Zeno's disciple and one of the most prominent thinkers of the Stoic School. Of their writings only a hymn to Zeus is extant. -- R.B.W.


Sentence Examples with the word cleanthes

There is, however, appended one of those perplexing statements of personal opinion (for Hume declares Cleanthes to be his mouthpiece) not uncommon among writers of this period.

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