History study guide - Pythagoras he was an ancient greek teacher and the founder of Pythagoraism His political and religious teachings were well known

History study guide - Pythagoras he was an ancient greek...

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Pythagoras- he was an ancient greek teacher and the founder of Pythagoraism. His political andreligious teachings were well known in Magna Graecia and influenced Plato and aristotle. The knowledge of his life is clouded by legend. Most of his teachings is recognized with transmigration of the soul He thinks every soul is immortal and when someone dies and upon death enters a new body. He also had many number and music teachings and how the planets move with a symphony of music. Thales- he was a greek speaking mathematician and astronomer among other things. He was on of the first of the seven sages of greece. He is regarded as the first philosopher in greece also the first recognized as the first individual known to have entertained scientific philosophy. He was the first to break away from mythology to define the universe and used theories and equations instead. Homer- homer is the legendary writer of the iliad and the odyssey, two epic poems that are a massive part of ancient greek literature. The iliad is based in the trojan war which was the ten year siege of the city of Troy by a group of greek kingdoms. It focuses on the feud between king Agamemnon and the warrior Achilles lasting a few weeks in the last year of the war, (I watched the movie with brad pitt and eric banner in it, not too bad might i add). Hesiod- he was a greek poet active around 750 and 650 BC i guess then around the same time as homer. He is seen as one of the first poets in western tradition, and is also seen establishing greek religious customs too. He is the major source of a lot on greek mythology, farming techniques, and early economic views. A lot of people and historians see him as one of the first

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