Iamblichus' Life of Pythagoras

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By Thomas Taylor

Publisher : Inner Traditions/Bear & Company

Iamblichus' Life of Pythagoras

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Thomas Taylor
The translator of this work, Thomas Taylor, is known for his authoritative translations of the Platonists; he was practically the sole source of Neo-Platonic thought in the transcendentalist movement of New England. Iamblichus' Life of Pythagoras was a constant source of inspiration to the More...



Authentic memoirs of the life of Pythagoras the father of philosophy and the inventor of geometry hold great interest for every lover of wisdom.  Iamblichus' biography is universally acknowledged as deriving from sources of the highest antiquity.  Its classic translation by Thomas Taylor was first printed in 1818 and is once again brought to light in this edition.