Pythagoras
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Given Name PYTHAGORAS
GENDER: Masculine
OTHER SCRIPTS: Πυθαγορας (Ancient Greek)
PRONOUNCED: PUY-TA-GO-RAS (Classical Greek), pi-THAG-ər-əs (English)   [details]
Meaning & History
Derived from PYTHIOS, a name of Apollo, combined with Greek αγορα (agora) meaning "assembly, marketplace". This was the name of a 6th-century BC Greek philosopher and mathematician from Samos. He was the founder of a school of philosophy whose members believed that numbers described the universe.
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math, philosophers