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Epictetus: Quiz


Question 1:
Where was Epictetus born?

Question 2:
When is Epictetus's birthday?
ca. 600 AD
2nd century AD
AD 55
285 AD

Question 3:
What region does Epictetus belong to?
Western Philosophyn'''
Caddo County in western Oklahoma
Western Metropolitan Melbourne
Western region uganda

Question 4:
(________ quoting Cleanthes; quoted also by Seneca, Epistle 107.)"
PythagorasDiogenes LaƫrtiusAnaximanderGreece

Question 5:
Who of the following did Epictetus influence?

Question 6:
When did Epictetus die?
AD 135

Question 7: Aurelius quotes from Epictetus repeatedly in his own work, ________, written during his campaigns in central Europe.
Marcus AureliusMeditationsChrysippusStoicism

Question 8: Around 93 AD ________ banished all philosophers from Rome, and ultimately, from Italy,[7] and Epictetus traveled to Nicopolis in Epirus, Greece, where he founded a philosophical school.

Question 9: Epictetus is referred to, but not mentioned by name, in Arnold's sonnet To a Friend. Arnold provides three historical personalities as his inspiration and support in difficult times (Epictetus is preceded by ________ and succeeded by Sophocles):
Classical antiquityAncient GreeceTroyHomer

Question 10: Commentary on the Enchiridion of Epictetus by ________ (6th century)
Simplicius of CiliciaPorphyry (philosopher)XenocratesProclus


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