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1) XXXIV. a. Pythagoras. Vols. I & II: Stories of Gods and Heroes. Bulfinch, Thomas. 1913. Age of Fable
...the nature of the human soul, were in conformity with the doctrines of the Pythagoreans. Pythagoras (born five hundred and forty years B.C.) was a native of the island...

2) Pythagoras. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Pythagoras, (pithag´rs) (KEY) , c.582-c.507 B.C., pre-Socratic Greek philosopher, founder of the Pythagorean school. He migrated from his native Samos to Crotona...

3) Pythagoras of Rhegium. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Pythagoras of Rhegium, (pithag´rs re´jm) (KEY) , fl. 5th cent. B.C., Greek sculptor. In a signature on a pedestal at Olympia he declares himself a Samian, but the...

4) 45513. Pythagoras. The Columbia World of Quotations. 1996
...and man, and an evil principle which created chaos, darkness, and woman. ATTRIBUTION:Pythagoras (c. 572-497 B.C.), Greek philosopher. This is one of many instances...

5) Pythagoras. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...Greek philosopher who founded a school in southern Italy that sought to discover the mathematical principles of reality through the study of musical harmony and geometry....

6) Letter of Pythagoras (The). Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898
...The Greek ups lon, 1 "They placed themselves in the order and figure of , the letter of Pythagoras, as cranes do in their flight."-Rabelais: Pantagruel, iv. 33....

7) Hecatomb. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898
...It is said that Pythagoras offered up 100 oxen to the gods when he discovered that the square of the hypothenuse of a right-angled-triangle equals both the squares...

8) Pythag'oras. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898
...of his name; but he was called Pytha-goras because the Pythian oracle predicted his birth. 1 Pythagoras, generally called The Longhaired Sa mian. A native of Sa mos,...

9) Clean and Unclean Animals. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898
...Pythagoras taught the doctrine of the transmigration of the soul, but that it never entered into those animals which it is lawful to eat. Hence those animals which...

10) Numbers. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898
...Pythagoras looked on numbers as influential principles. 1 1 is Unity, and represents Deity, which has no parts. 2 2 is Diversity, and therefore disorder. The principle...

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