Tag Archives: PYTHAGOREANS

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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PYTHIAS AGOREUSIS ETEKEN PYTHAGORAN (2)

(BEING CONTINUED FROM  9/10/2015) The Pentagonal and Hexagonal numbers are shown in the graphs below. Note that the sequences have sums given by and Similarly, polygonal numbers of all orders are dsignated; this process can be extended to three dimensional … Continue reading

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PYTHIAS AGOREUSIS ETEKEN PYTHAGORAN (1)

Pythagoras and the Pythagoreans Historically, Pythagoras means much more that the familiar theorem about right triangles. The philosophy of Pythagoras and his school has impacted the very fiber of mathematics and physics, even the western tradition of liberal education no … Continue reading

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FRAGMENTS FROM THE PYTHAGOREAN GRAPHERS

” De Pythagoreis sine lumine, ne loquitor…” [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 … Continue reading

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THE RIGHTFUL MYSTICS ARE TRUE MASTERS OF SCIENCE

Pythagoras and the Pythagoreans Historically, Pythagoras means much more that the familiar theorem about right triangles. The philosophy of Pythagoras and his school has impacted the very fiber of mathematics and physics, even the western tradition of liberal education no … Continue reading

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The Pythagorean Theory of Music and Color (Cteleon)

    (BEING CONTINUED FROM  8/08/12) THE PHILOSOPHY OF COLOR “Light,” writes Edwin D. Babbitt, “reveals the glories of the external world and yet is the most glorious of them all. It gives beauty, reveals beauty and is itself most … Continue reading

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The Pythagorean Theory of Music and Color (B)

(BEING CONTINUED FROM 6/11/11) THE MUSIC OF THE SPHERES The most sublime but least known of all the Pythagorean speculations was that of sidereal harmonics. It was said that of all men only Pythagoras heard the music of the spheres. … Continue reading

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