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Epictetus Epictetus (c. AD 55-135) was a Greek Stoic philosopher, who encouraged people to refrain from self-interest, and to promote the common good of humanity.

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He believed that people were in the hands of an all-wise providence, and that they should endeavour to do their duty in the position to which they were called.

Born at Hierapolis in Phrygia, he lived for many years in Rome as a slave, but eventually secured his freedom.

He was banished by Domitian from Rome in 89.

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Epictetus was a Greek sage and Stoic philosopher.

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Date Added: 24 February '12

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