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Panaetius (; Greek: Παναίτιος, translit. Panaítios; c. 185 – c. 110/109 BC) of Rhodes was an ancient Greek Stoic philosopher. He was a pupil of Diogenes of Babylon and Antipater of Tarsus in Athens, before moving to Rome where he did much to introduce Stoic doctrines to the city, thanks to the patronage of Scipio Aemilianus. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Panaetius has received more than 111,184 page views. His biography is available in 39 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 35 in 2019). Panaetius is the 282nd most popular philosopher (up from 291st in 2019), the 168th most popular biography from Greece (down from 165th in 2019) and the 26th most popular Greek Philosopher.

Panaetius was a Greek philosopher who is most famous for his work on the Stoic school of philosophy.

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Among philosophers, Panaetius ranks 282 out of 1,081Before him are Raymond Aron, Alexander of Aphrodisias, G. E. Moore, Houston Stewart Chamberlain, Priscus, and Bruno Bauer. After him are Rudolf Bultmann, Arnaldus de Villa Nova, Anacharsis, A. S. Neill, Nicolai Hartmann, and Félix Guattari.

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Among people born in 185 BC, Panaetius ranks 4Before him are Terence, Scipio Aemilianus, and Cleopatra II of Egypt. After him is Andriscus. Among people deceased in 110 BC, Panaetius ranks 2Before him is Apollodorus of Athens. After him are Cornelia, mother of the Gracchi, Clitomachus, and Sima Tan.

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Among people born in Greece, Panaetius ranks 168 out of 936Before him are Cleomenes I (-600), Pittacus of Mytilene (-650), Hippocrates of Chios (-470), Callisthenes (-360), Spyridon Louis (1873), and Athenagoras I of Constantinople (1886). After him are Aeschines (-389), Nicias (-500), Helen of Greece and Denmark (1896), Hipparchia of Maroneia (-350), Meton of Athens (-500), and Periander (-700).


Among philosophers born in Greece, Panaetius ranks 26Before him are Cratylus (-500), Epimenides (-690), Apollodorus of Athens (-180), Prodicus (-460), Andronicus of Rhodes (-100), and Pherecydes of Syros (-580). After him are Hipparchia of Maroneia (-350), Speusippus (-407), Aenesidemus (-80), Crates of Thebes (-365), Timon of Phlius (-320), and Euclid of Megara (-435).