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Ep·ic·te·tus(ĕp′ĭk-tē′təs) ad 55?-135?
Phrygian-born philosopher who popularized the Stoic ethical doctrine of limiting one's desires, believing that one should act in life as at a banquet by taking a polite portion of all that is offered.
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(Biography) ?50–?120 ad, Greek Stoic philosopher, who stressed self-renunciation and the brotherhood of man
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Ep•ic•te•tus(ˌɛp ɪkˈti təs)
A.D. c60–c120, Greek Stoic philosopher, mainly in Rome.
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|Noun||1.||Epictetus - Greek philosopher who was a Stoic (circa 50-130)|
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