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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 159 pages in the PDF version, and was originally published in 1818.

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

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