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Contents List of Illustrations 000 Acknowledgments 000 Introduction 000 Part I PythagorasMan and Legend 000 Chapter 1 Pythagoras in the Greek World 000 The Beginnings: The Sixth Century BC 000 The Reputation of Pythagoras in the Fifth Century BC 000 The Critical Fortune of Pythagoras from the Fourth to the Second Century BC 000 Chapter 2 Pythagoras in the Roman World 000 The First Century BC: Pythagoras Mythologized 000 The First and Second Centuries AD: The Vir Sagacis Animi Revered 000 Chapter 3 Pythagoras in the Late Pagan and Early Christian Worlds 000 The Third and Fourth Centuries: The Divine Pythagoras as Apollo Reincarnated 000 Pythagoras Remembered in the Fifth and Sixth Centuries 000 Chapter 4 Pythagoras in Medieval Memory 000 Part II Pythagorean Thought 000 Chapter 5 Pythagoreanism in Greek and Roman Antiquity 000 Sappho: The First Pythagorean? 000 The Culture of Early Pythagoreanism 000 Chapter 6 Neopythagoreanism in the Late Pagan and Early Christian Worlds 000 The Revival of Pythagoreanism in the First Century AD: Arithmology and Arithmosophy 000 The Dissemination of Neopythagoreanism after the First Century 000 The Druids and Pythagoreanism 000 Chapter 7 The Middle Ages: A New Pythagoreanism 000 Rules for Conduct in the Pythagorean/Christian World 000 The Enduring Classical Conception of Number 000 The New Enthusiasm for Numerical Organization in Learning 000 Number in Daily Life: Magic, Medicine, and Alchemy 000 Part III Pythagoreanism in Art and Architecture 000 Chapter 8 Pythagoreanism in Ancient Art and Architecture 000 Antique Images of Pythagoras 000 Possible Pythagorean Impulses in Classical Antiquity 000 The Iconography of Apollo in Roman Art and Architecture and Its Pythagorean Connections 000 Chapter 9 The Oldest Surviving Pythagorean Building and Its Significance 000 Chapter 10 The Pythagoreanism of Hadrian's Pantheon 000 Chapter 11 Pythagoreanism in Medieval Art 000 Medieval Images of Pythagoras 000 The Dodecahedron in Early Medieval Art: Cosmos and Number 000The Pythagorean Sphere in Later Medieval Art: Cosmos and Number 000 The Pythagorean ? as a Symbol of Choice 000 Chapter 12 Sacred Siting: The Pythagorean Heritage of Medieval Ecclesiastical Architecture 000 The Basilical Origins of the Medieval Church 000 Concepts of Order in the Gothic Cathedral 000 Chapter 13 Conclusions 000 Notes 000 Bibliography 000 Index 000
Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:
Art and philosophy.
Architecture and philosophy.
Pythagoras and Pythagorean school -- Influence.
Philosophy, Ancient -- Influence.