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Persaeus
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(Περσαῖος; Persaîos).

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[1] Father of Hecate

Father of Hecate (H. Hom. 2,24), P. corresponds to Perses [1].

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[2] From Citium, Stoic philosopher, 4th/3rd cent. BC

P. from Citium. Stoic philosopher, born c. 307/6 BC in Citium on Cyprus. Details of his biography in Diog. Laert. 7,36 and Philodemus' History of the Stoa (coll. 12-14 Dorandi); cf. also SVF I 435-462. In Athens P. was a favoured pupil of the Stoa founder Zeno of Citium. As Zeno…

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Eiben, Susanne (Kiel) and Inwood, Brad (Toronto), “Persaeus”, 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 24 November 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e914880>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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