Wednesday, June 02, 2004

Athenodorus Cananites

Also called ´┐ŻAthenodorus Son Of Sandon ´┐Ż Greek Stoic philosopher who was the teacher of the younger Octavian, who later became the emperor Augustus. He is to be distinguished from Athenodorus Cordylion, also a Stoic, who became keeper of the library in Pergamum. Athenodorus acquired a lasting influence over Octavian and probably followed him to Rome in 44 BC, later returning