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"A wise, humble man who lived according to nature. Having unburdened himself from the shackles of materialism, he tragically freed himself from life. His philosophy shall live on in us for we have become the wild dogs. He gave us the greatest gift, open minds and full hearts"
―Papyrus in the Tomb of the Cynic describing Diodoros[src]

Diodoros was a Greek philosopher who practiced Cynicism in ancient Egypt.

After his death, a mountain tomb located in Uab Nome was dedicated to him and his teachings by his students.[1]


  • The name Diodoros is a Greek name meaning 'Gift of Zeus'.
  • He shares his name with the various Greek historians and philosophers including Diodorus Siculus