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Cle·an·thes(klē-ăn′thēz) 331?-232? bc.
Greek philosopher who succeeded Zeno as head of the Stoic school. His most famous work is a hymn to Zeus.
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(Biography) ?300–?232 bc, Greek philosopher: succeeded Zeno as head of the Stoic school
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c300–232? B.C., Greek Stoic philosopher.
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|Noun||1.||Cleanthes - ancient Greek philosopher who succeeded Zeno of Citium as the leader of the Stoic school (300-232 BC)|
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