variants or Neo-Pythagoreanism
: the doctrines of a school philosophy originating in Alexandria about the beginning of the first century a.d. and reviving with mystical interpretations many Pythagorean ideas

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ne- + pythagoreanism

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“Neo-Pythagoreanism.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 12 Apr. 2024.

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