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date: 28 May 2020

Pythagoras (1), Pythagoreanism 

The Oxford Classical Dictionary
Charles H. KahnCharles H. Kahn, Fritz GrafFritz Graf

Pythagoras, son of Mnesarchus, one of the most mysterious and influential figures in Greek intellectual history, was born in *...Reliable tradition on the early form of Pythagoreanism, coming chiefly from *Aristotle and his school, presents Pythagoras and his followers as a religious and political association in south Italy (chiefly Croton) where they gained considerable political influence, until their power was broken in a catastrophe in about ... ...

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