neo-pythagorean

neo-Pythagoreanism

[nee-oh-pi-thag-uh-ree-uh-niz-uhm]
noun
a philosophical system, established in Alexandria and Rome in the second century b.c., consisting mainly of revived Pythagorean doctrines with elements of Platonism and Stoicism.

Origin:
1860–65

neo-Pythagorean, noun, adjective
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