neo-Pythagoreanism

noun

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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

Word History

Etymology

ne- + pythagoreanism

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“Neo-Pythagoreanism.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/neo-Pythagoreanism. Accessed 12 Apr. 2024.

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