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From this Stoa the school derived its name, the students being called the Stoics.

Ancient and Modern Celebrated FreethinkersCharles Bradlaugh, A. Collins, and J. Watts

This portico was called a stoa basilica, and the first Roman Christian churches were built on that plan.

Many of his words have parallels in the Jewish literature as well as in the writings of the Stoa.

"Had there been no Chrysippus, there had been no Stoa," iii, 42.

De OfficiisMarcus Tullius Cicero

In the language of the Stoa, "Nature" was a word of many meanings.

He is not to be found in the Stoa or the Grove, with official aspect, expounding a system of doctrine.

Christianity and Greek PhilosophyBenjamin Franklin Cocker

The Poecile was a portico; portico in Greek is stoa, hence the name of Stoic.

Like things might be said of the school of Epicurus, a child of different colour, yet birthmate of the Stoa.

In other respects, especially in psychology, it is diametrically opposed to the Stoa, though superior.

He founded his school a year or two before Zeno founded the Stoa, so that the two schools from the first ran parallel in time.

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