Short article summarising some things we know about the life and thought of the philosopher Antisthenes, one of Socrates’ closest companions and an important precursor of Stoicism.
Children’s story about Diogenes the Cynic.
This brief article draws together some notes exploring the relationship between Stoic philosophy and the ancient Spartan way of life.
The ancient story of Diogenes the Cynic’s capture by pirates and auction as a slave.
Some fragmentary verses concerning Cynic philosophy attribtued to Crates of Thebes.
The Cynic prayer attributed to the philosopher Crates of Thebes, student of Diogenes of Sinope.
Some lines of ancient Greek verse referring to Diogenes of Sinope, the founder of Cynicism.
Snippet about the ancient Cynic philosopher Menedemos, and his unusual attire.
Some excerpts from Diogenes Laertius, discussing the close relationship between ancient Cynicism and Stoicism.