It is irrelevant whether Pythagoras was Greek and whether his geometry was original with him.
Pythagoras, though not a Spartan, is associated with southern Greece.
Pythagoras reduced the musical scale to a mathematical science.
Pythagoras, when he was asked what time was, answered that it was the soul of this world.
Thus ended Pythagoras, a man of undoubted genius, and in knowledge much in advance of his time.
Some hold that it represents Pythagoras, but this opinion is incorrect.
It has, hence, been argued that Pythagoras could not have held the doctrine of "transmigration."
But it is far from likely that it is a statue of the philosopher Pythagoras.
Pythagoras was the first man, says history, that wore breeches.
Pythagoras held that the unit or monad is the principle and end of all.
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(Pythagoras of Samos, Ionia; about 569-475 BC) The Greek mathematician who founded a philosophical and religious school in Croton (now Crotone) in southern Italy.
Pythagoras is most famous for Pythagoras's Theorem but other important postulates are attributed to him, e.g. the sum of the angles of a triangle is equal to two right angles.
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