Iamblichus' Life of Pythagoras

Thomas Taylor

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This is Thomas Taylor's translation of Iamblichus’ Life Of Pythagoras, Or Pythagoric Life. Subtitled: 'Accompanied by Fragments of the Ethical Writings of Certain Pythagoreans in the Doric Dialect; and a Collection of Pythagoric Sentences from Stobaeus And Others, which are Omitted by Gale in his Opuscula Mythologica, and have not been noticed by any editor. Iamblichus was a Syrian Neoplatonist philosopher who lived around the third century AD. Here he gives a biographical account of the Greek mathematician and philosopher, Pythagoras.

This book has 80,201 words, 141 pages in the PDF version, and was originally published in 1818.

Production notes: This ebook of Iamblichus' Life of Pythagoras was published by Global Grey on the 6th July 2021. The artwork used for the cover is 'The School of Athens' by Raphael.

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