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Pythagoras (c. 580—500 bc) Greek philosopher

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A south-Italian Greek botanist, traditionally a Pythagorean (see Pythagoras (1)) from Sybaris (Iamblichus Vita Pythagorae 267). Theophrastus occasionally quotes from Menestor's lost books on botany, which considered particular plants and ...

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