Greek philosopher who founded a school in southern Italy that sought to discover the mathematical principles of reality through the study of musical harmony and geometry. The Pythagorean theorem is ascribed to him.
(person) 6th cent. b.c.; Gr. philosopher & mathematician, born on Samos.
Greek philosopher and mathematician who theorized that numbers constitute the essence of all natural things. He developed the Pythagorean theorem and was one of the first to apply mathematical order to observations of the stars.
Pythagoras Sentence Examples
His work on music also is not a translation from Pythagoras, who left no writing behind him.
The discovery of the regular solids is attributed to Pythagoras by Eudemus, and Empedocles is stated to have been the first who maintained that there are four elements.
The image of Jesus was crowned along with those of Pythagoras, Plato and Aristotle.
For the further progress of geometry see Pythagoras.