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The Oxford Classical Dictionary
Christopher J. RoweChristopher J. Rowe

The belief that on death, some aspect of us—usually identified with the ‘*soul’ (ψυχή; see psychē)—survives to enter another body, is connected with the idea of immortality, supplying one possible destination for the disembodied soul. It is particularly associated with Pythagoreans (... ...

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