Paconius Agrippinus

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Paconius Agrippinus was a Stoic philosopher of the 1st century.[1] His father was put to death by the Roman emperor Tiberius on a charge of treason.[2] Agrippinus himself was accused at the same time as Thrasea, around 67 AD, and was banished from Italy.[3] As a philosopher he was spoken of with praise by Epictetus.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Smith, William (1867), "Agrippinus, Paconius", in Smith, William, Dictionary of Greek and Roman Biography and Mythology 1, Boston: Little, Brown and Company, p. 82 
  2. ^ Suetonius, Tiberius 61
  3. ^ Tacitus, Annales xvi. 28, 29, 33
  4. ^ Epictetus, ap. Stobaeus Serm. 7; Discourses, i. 1. 28-30

 This article incorporates text from a publication now in the public domainSmith, William, ed. (1870). "article name needed". Dictionary of Greek and Roman Biography and Mythology.