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The life and times of Pythagoras

Author: Susan Sales Harkins; William H Harkins
Publisher: Hockessin, Del. : Mitchell Lane Publishers, ©2007.
Series: Biography from ancient civilizations.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A biography of the Greek mathematician-philosopher Pythagoras who, at the age of fifty, founded a school of higher mathematics, philosophy, music, and religion. His lessons still impact our scientific and moral communities today.
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Genre/Form: Biographies
Biography
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Biography Juvenile literature
Named Person: Pythagoras; Pythagoras.; Pythagoras.; Pythagoras.
Material Type: Biography, Juvenile audience, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Susan Sales Harkins; William H Harkins
ISBN: 9781584155454 1584155450
OCLC Number: 141853834
Description: 48 pages : color illustrations, color map ; 25 cm.
Contents: An age of genius --
The Greek island of Samos --
The Pythagorean School --
Croton --
Pythagorean philosophy --
What happened to Greek science? --
The essence of all things in numbers --
Women mathematicians --
His final years --
The cradle of democracy --
Chronology --
Timeline in history.
Series Title: Biography from ancient civilizations.
Responsibility: Susan Sales Harkins and William H. Harkins.
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A biography of the Greek mathematician-philosopher Pythagoras who, at the age of fifty, founded a school of higher mathematics, philosophy, music, and religion. His lessons still impact our scientific and moral communities today.

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