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Pythagoras of Samos

Summary: Pythagoras is known as one of the world's first pure mathematicians. He is also considered one of the founding fathers of Geometry and was the inventor of the Pythagorean Theroem. Pythagoras believed that all relations could be reduced to number relations.
Pythagoras is known as one of the world's first pure mathematicians. He is also considered one of the founding fathers of Geometry.

Pythagoras of Samos was born sometime around 569 BC. The society in which Pythagoras lived in was divided between religion, and science. His society believed in a code of secrecy, which makes Pythagoras a mysterious person. There is not large amount accurate information on Pythagoras' life but the information that does exist on the life of Pythagoras is written by authors who make him out to be a god or powerful man. Pythagoras' father was the merchant Mnesarchus who came from Tyre. His mother was Pythais a native of Samos. They met when Mnesarchus had brought corn to Samos during famine. Pythagoras returned to Tyre with his father and studied with the Chaldeans and learned men of Syria.

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