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PYTHAGOREAN QUOTES ARE ESSENTIAL FOR THE SPIRITUAL EVOLUTION (c)

(being continued  from 14/02/17) [3] THE FRAGMENTS OF ARCHYTAS. “……The first who methodically applied the principles of mathematics to mechanics: who imparted an organic motion to a geometric figure, by the section of the semi-cylinder seeking two means that would … Continue reading

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PYTHAGORIC LIFE by IAMBLICHUS (XII)

( BEING  CONTINUED FROM  25/10/17) Chapter XXVIII. That which follows after this, we shall no longer discuss generally, but direct our attention particularly to the works resulting from the virtues of Pythagoras. And we shall begin in the first place … Continue reading

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PYTHAGORIC LIFE by IAMBLICHUS (XI)

( BEING  CONTINUED FROM  8/10/16) CHAP. XXVII. MANY also of the political actions of his followers are [deservedly] praised. For it is reported that the Crotonians being once impelled to make sumptuous funerals and interments, some one of them said … Continue reading

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HISTORY OF VEGETARIANISM

Antiquity Far from being a relatively new phenomenon, vegetarianism has enjoyed a long and diverse history and has been preserved in most cultures since the beginnings of time. In antiquity, vegetarianism found favour with some of the great figures of … Continue reading

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PYTHAGOREAN QUOTES ARE ESSENTIAL FOR THE SPIRITUAL EVOLUTION (b)

(being continued  from 13/10/15) [1] FRAGMENTS FROM THE DOXOGRAPHERS i. 9; Dox.307 The followers of Thales and Pythagoras and the Stoics held that matter is variable and changeable and transformable and is in state of flux, the whole through the … Continue reading

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PYTHAGORIC LIFE by IAMBLICHUS (X)

( BEING  CONTINUED FROM  23/01/16) page 58 page 59 page 60 (TO BE CONTINUED) TRANSLATED FROM THE GREEK.BY THOMAS TAYLOR.Approach ye genuine philosophic few,The Pythagoric Life belongs to you :But far, far off ye vulgar herd profane ; For Wisdom’s … Continue reading

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PYTHIAS AGOREUSIS ETEKEN PYTHAGORAN (3TEL)

(BEING CONTINUED FROM  15/08/2016) The Pythagorean Pentagram First we need to construct the golden section. The geometric construction, the only kind accepted, is illustrated below. Assume the square ABCE has side length a. Bisecting DC at E construct the diagonal … Continue reading

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