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Zeno is the common anglicised form of the Greek name Zenon (Ζήνων), derived from the theonym Zeus. It may refer to:

Historical people[edit]


  • Zeno of Elea (c. 490 – c. 430 BC), philosopher, follower of Parmenides, famed for his paradoxes
  • Zeno of Citium (333 – 264 BC), founder of the Stoic school of philosophy
  • Zeno of Tarsus (3rd century BC), Stoic philosopher
  • Zeno of Sidon (1st century BC), Epicurean philosopher

Other persons of antiquity[edit]

As a surname[edit]

For Venetian family, see House of Zeno

See also it:Zen (familia)

Modern given name[edit]

Fictional characters[edit]

  • Zeno Cosini, the protagonist of Italo Svevo's novel La Coscienza di Zeno
  • Zeno and Dufort, a demon that uses spells in the anime Zatch Bell
  • Overlord Zenon, the fictional antagonist from the video-game Disgaea 2: Cursed Memories
  • Great Demon King Zenon, a three-headed (reminiscent of Satan in Dante's Inferno) leader of the demons in the manga and anime Devilman
  • Zénon Ligre, alchemist, the protagonist of Marguerite Yourcenar's novel L'Œuvre au noir, titled The Abyss or alternately titled Zeno of Bruges in the English translation.
  • Zeno, the Yellow Dragon Warrior in the manga Akatsuki no Yona: Yona of the Dawn


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