Sentence Examples

  • Cleanthes is said to have held that all survive to the great conflagration which closes the cycle, Chrysippus that only the wise will.
  • Like the earlier Stoics, Cleanthes and Chrysippus, he held that virtue may be taught.
  • On this account he was accused of impiety by the Stoic Cleanthes, just as Galileo, in later years, was attacked by the theologians.
  • The grammar of the Stoics, gradually elaborated by Zeno, Cleanthes and Chrysippus, supplied a terminology which, in words such as " genitive," " accusative " and " aorist," has become a permanent part of the grammarian's vocabulary; and the study of this grammar found its earliest home in Pergamum.
  • He took the doctrines of Zeno and Cleanthes and crystallized them into a definite system; he further defended them against the attacks of the Academy.

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