Pythagoras

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Pythagoras of Samos; in (Ancient Greek: Πυθαγόρας ὁ Σάμιος [Πυθαγόρης in Ionian Greek] Pythagóras ho Sámios "Pythagoras the Samian" aka Peter Gower, the Grecian

Greece 570 – 495 BCE


Comments: Father of Geometry ; The Ancients; Pythagorean theorem for creating Right Angled Squares; in a right-angled triangle the area of the square on the hypotenuse (the side opposite the right angle) is equal to the sum of the areas of the squares of the other two sides—that is, a^2 + b^2 = c^2; "harmony of the spheres"; reincarnation; established 1.618 as the Golden Mean, or PHI; harmonious vibrations in sound ,color and astronomy; 1+2+3+4 = 10, Creation (Unity,the POINT, In Relationship,the LINE, Creates an Idea,the TRIANGLE, which Creates something in this World (The SOLID of 4); Notice, he doesn't have a placeholder for 0, a later concept; may have learned some of his practical geometry in Egypt; particularly methods for estimating fields of land; His extreme non-violence and veganism is rather like the Jainism of Pārśva and Mahāvīra in India at this same time, but no evidence of cross-pollination; Sound and vibrations for healing or harm; Musical medicine; Music of the Spheres astronomy; magical properties of plants and herbs, often externally as a poultice; "Υ" signifies choice, a Forking of the Ways and "X" is the UNKNOWN; multitude and magnitude; monad; The One; Odd / Even ; diatonic scale; Eskato Bebeloi aka No entrance for the profane! posted at his School's gate; the Holy Tetractys of 10 made by the 4 Mothers, all from The One;


Teachers: Creophylus; Hermodamas of Samos; Bias; the Mathematician Thales; Anaximander; Pherecydes of Syros; Egyptian priest Oenuphis of Heliopolis; Oracle of Delphi; Homer;

Students: his slave Zamolxis; Aristotle; Euclid; Alexander the Great (creator of Alexandria); Hypatia of Alexandria; Dicaearchus; Aristoxenus; Heraclides Ponticus; Diogenes Laertius; Porphyry; Iamblichus; Philostratus; Milo; Cicero; Plutarch; Isocrates; Aristoxenus; Muslim alchemist Gerber AKA Jabir ibn Hayyan; Marcus Vitruvius Pollio; Arisleus, author of Turba Philosophorum; Empedocles; Kenneth Brecher ; Michael Feirtag; Dr. John A. Newlands, who discovered the Octave effect in atomic weights; Empedocles; Thomas Taylor; Hierocles; Andre Dacier; N. Rowe; Theon of Smyrna; T. R. Prater; Edouard Schure; H. Stanley Redgrove; Eratosthene; Nicomachus; Thomas Stanley; Philolaus; Origen; Antoine Fabre d'Olivet; Assisi; Hippasus ; Plato; Strabo; Henry L. Drak; Manly P. Hall; Olney H. Richmond ; Florence M. Firth; Democritos of Abdera; Apollodorus of Cyzicus; Armand Delatte , author of La Catoptromancie Grecque , 1932; Fulcanelli; Br. Thomas D-S; Chuck Furnace; Xenophon; Count Gustav Gabriel Bonde, author of Clavicula Hermeticae scientiae aka Clavicula hermeticae scientiae ab hyperboreo quodam horis subsecivis calamo consignata, anno MDCCXXXII aka The clavicle hermetic science written by a northerner, in his leisure hours, 1732 aka ” La Clavicule de la Science Hermétique Ecrite par un Habitant du Nord, dans ses Heures de Loisir” ; Thomas Sawyer Spivey, author of Lavius Egyptus: Lectures in the Pythagorean Senate, in the Temple of the Oracle of Dodona @ 1900; Lysis the Pythagorean, author of Letter to Hipparchus; Johann Reuchlin ; Numenius the Pythagorean; Guadlando; Elijah Hayyim ben Benjamin of Genazzano; Gedalyah ben Yehiyah ; Abraham Yagel; Johan August Alm , author of TARTAROS - On the Orphic and Pythagorean Underworld, and the Pythagorean Pentagram;



Friends:

Enemies: Cylon; Ninon

Organizations: The Semicircle, the Pythagorean order; inspired the Academy of Sublime Masters of the Luminous Being in France, 1780 by Baron Blaerfindy;

Author: The Golden Verses; Reputed constructor of the Pythagoras Sphere of Life and Death aka the Sphere of Petosiris aka aka the Sphere of Democritos of Abdera, through his student Apollodorus of Cyzicus;

Quotes: moderation in all things; Govern your tongue before all other things, following the gods; The wind blowing, adore the sound; Assist a man in raising a burden; but do not assist him in laying it down; Speak not about Pythagoric concerns without LIGHT; Having departed from your house, turn not back, for the furies will be your attendants; Nourish a cock, but sacrifice it not; for it is sacred to the sun and moon; Receive not a swallow into your house; Offer not your right hand easily to anyone; When rising from the bedclothes, roll them together, and obliterate the impression of the body;


Resources: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pythagoras; Encyclopedia of Freemasonry by Albert Mackey; Great Ideas of Philosophy lecture series by Prof. Daniel N. Robinson; http://www.thebigview.com/greeks/pythagoras.html ; read him here - http://www.sacred-texts.com/cla/index.htm ; or listen to them here - http://librivox.org/author/9944 ; http://foundation.ctfreemasons.net/index.php/assorted-masonic-writings/54-the-geometry-of-art-and-life.html ; http://www.slate.com/blogs/future_tense/2014/03/24/the_ancient_greeks_defined_math_proofs_and_a_lot_more_too.html ; my own essay my own essay Jews and Muslims reconcile the Gnostic Neoplatonism of the Ancients aka Gnostic Qabalah; http://press.princeton.edu/chapters/s8862.html ; http://vitruvian.org/wp-content/uploads/2015/05/PythagAnnotatedBiblioVitruvian.pdf; Pythagoras, the Man, Myth, and Magus, Chuck Furnace, 2016; http://press.princeton.edu/chapters/s9309.pdf ;