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Musonius
(364 words)

[German version]

[1] C. M. Rufus Stoic philosopher, c. AD 30-100

Stoic philosopher, who influenced Epictetus [2]. Born into the equestrian class in Etruria before AD 30. He taught in Greek. Exiled by Nero for his links to Stoic senators, he was recalled after Nero's death, but exiled and recalled again under the Flavians. By his death (c. AD 100), he had become a symbol of the philosophical life. He wrote no…

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Inwood, Brad (Toronto), Portmann, Werner (Berlin) and Weißenberger, Michael (Greifswald), “Musonius”, in: Brill’s New Pauly, Antiquity volumes edited by: Hubert Cancik and , Helmuth Schneider, English Edition by: Christine F. Salazar, Classical Tradition volumes edited by: Manfred Landfester, English Edition by: Francis G. Gentry. Consulted online on 11 May 2021 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e813260>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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