Epictetus meaning

ĕp'ĭk-tē'təs
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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A.d. 50?-135?; Gr. Stoic philosopher in Rome & Epirus.
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A Greek Stoic philosopher.
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Origin of epictetus

  • From Ancient Greek Ἐπίκτητος (Epíktētos).
    From Wiktionary