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Epicurus (b. Samos, 341 bc; d. Athens, 270 bc), moral and natural philosopher. 

The Oxford Classical Dictionary
Furley David JohnFurley David John, Sedley D.Sedley D.

His father Neocles and mother Chaerestrate, Athenians of the deme Gargettus, emigrated to the Athenian *cleruchy in Samos. As a boy he was taught by a Platonist, Pamphilus. He served as an *ephebe in Athens, when ... ...

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