Pythagoreanism

system of esoteric and metaphysical beliefs held by Pythagoras and his followers
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Pythagoreanism is a term used for the esoteric and metaphysical beliefs held by Pythagoras and his followers, the Pythagoreans, who were much influenced by mathematics. They thought the world was made of numbers, and that various integers had distinct sacred meanings.[1]

Bust of Pythagoras

Later resurgence of ideas similar to those held by the early Pythagoreans are collected under the term Neopythagoreanism.

Pythagorean symbolsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. "The Cult Of Pythagoras". Classical Wisdom Weekly. 2014-07-21. Retrieved 2018-01-21.