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Citium

(sĭsh`ēəm), ancient city of Cyprus, on the southeast coast, the modern Larnaca; also called Cition. Of Mycenaean origins, it was a major port with valuable saltworks and an important center under Phoenician and Assyrian rulers. It is identical with the biblical KittimKittim
or Chittim
. 1 Biblical term for Cyprus; often extended to include lands W of Syria. The name originally designated the Phoenician port of Citium in Cyprus. 2 Term appearing in the Dead Sea Scrolls, used of the Romans.
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. ZenoZeno of Citium
, c.334–c.262 B.C., Greek philosopher, founder of Stoicism. He left Cyprus and went to Athens, where he studied under the Cynics, whose teachings left an important impression on his own thought.
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 was born there.
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Stoic philosophers, such as Zeno of Citium and Sphaerus, used the Aristotelian concept of phantasia in their epistemological discourses.
founded by the fourth century BCE by the Greek thinker Zeno of Citium and systematized by his successors Cleanthes and Chrysippus in the third
Regarded by many as the loftiest and most sublime of philosophies, it flourished for about 500 years from the time of Zeno of Citium (340-265 B.
In Cyprus, visiting the ancient Greek ruins at Citium, which was devastated by an earthquake in 365AD, we were told, that the American civil war hero, General Cesnola, who was named American consul by President Abraham Lincoln, discovered and removed fabulous gold treasuries to the Metropolitan Museum in New York, or so the guidebook stated.
There are only a select number of locations where marble sculptures have been found at all, but the sites where such pieces have been found in abundance are all cities of political and economic significance within easy range of such ports as Amathous, Citium, Curium, Nea Paphos, Salamis, and Soli (Fig.
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In line with the Stoic tradition going back to Zeno of Citium three centuries before, Phio argues that passion and desire are evil and must be controlled.
Zeno of Citium, took the ideas of the Cynics a couple of steps further and founded the philosophy of Stoicism in about 300 BC.
A Cemin bronze of 1988 is called Zeno, presumably in homage to Zeno of Citium, the founder of Stoicism.
The evidence is frustratingly scanty, but it seems that Xenocrates and Polemo, respectively the second and third heads of the Academy after Plato, played a crucial role in passing this reading on to Zeno of Citium, the founder of the Stoa.
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