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6 - The Relationship of the Pythagorean Precepts to Aristoxenus’ Other Works on the Pythagoreans

from Part I - Introduction

Published online by Cambridge University Press:  31 October 2019

Edited and translated by
Carl A. Huffman
Affiliation:
DePauw University, Indiana
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Five different titles for works on the Pythagoreans by Aristoxenus have been preserved in the ancient tradition: The Life of Pythagoras, On Pythagoras and His Associates, On the Pythagorean Way of Life, Pythagorean Precepts and The Life of Archytas. Certainly our evidence for these titles is very meager and it is possible that some of these are different names for the same book or that Aristoxenus wrote other books on the Pythagoreans whose titles have not been preserved.

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Aristoxenus of Tarentum: The Pythagorean Precepts (How to Live a Pythagorean Life)
An Edition of and Commentary on the Fragments with an Introduction
, pp. 39 - 51
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Print publication year: 2019

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