Neo-Pythagorean

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  • neo-pythagorean — “+ noun Usage: often capitalized N & usually capitalized P Etymology: ne + pythagorean : an advocate of neo Pythagoreanism …   Useful english dictionary

  • Neo-Pythagorean Philosophy — • An ethico religious society founded by Pythagoras, which flourished especially in Magna Graecia in the fifth century B.C. Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Neo Pythagorean Philosophy     Neo Pythagorean Philoso …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • neo-Pythagoreanism — neo Pythagorean, n., adj. /nee oh pi thag euh ree euh niz euhm/, n. 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 …   Universalium

  • neo-pythagoreanism — “+ noun Usage: often capitalized N & usually capitalized P Etymology: ne + pythagoreanism : the doctrines of a school philosophy originating in Alexandria about the beginning of the first century A.D. and reviving with mystical interpretations… …   Useful english dictionary

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  • Pythagorean — means of or pertaining to the ancient Ionian mathematician, philosopher, and music theorist Pythagoras. See:Philosophy* Pythagoreanism an Egyptian influenced Neo Platonic philosophy named after the Greek philosopher and mathematician,… …   Wikipedia

  • Pythagorean interval — In musical tuning theory, a Pythagorean interval is a musical interval with frequency ratio equal to a power of two divided by a power of three, or vice versa. For instance, the perfect fifth with ratio 3/2 (equivalent to 31/21) and the perfect… …   Wikipedia

  • Cronius the Pythagorean — Cronius (Greek: Κρόνιος; 2nd century) was a celebrated Neopythagorean philosopher.[1] He was probably a contemporary of Numenius of Apamea, who lived in the 2nd century, and he is often spoken of along with him.[2] Nemesius[3] mentions a work of… …   Wikipedia

  • Pythagoreanism — /pi thag euh ree euh niz euhm/, n. the doctrines of Pythagoras and his followers, esp. the belief that the universe is the manifestation of various combinations of mathematical ratios. [1720 30; PYTHAGOREAN + ISM] * * * Philosophical school,… …   Universalium

  • Pentagram — For other uses, see Pentagram (disambiguation). Regular pentagram A pentagram Type Star polygon Edges and vertices 5 Schläfli symbol {5/2} …   Wikipedia

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