Show Summary Details

Quick Reference

The resurgence of the mystical and numerological interests of Pythagoras, fused with elements from Plato and other Greek philosophers, in Mediterranean centres in the 1st century bc. According to Cicero, the founder of the school was a Roman philosopher, Nigidius Figulus. The way of thought contributed to Middle Platonism, and the later rise of Neoplatonism.

Subjects: Classical Studies — Philosophy.

Reference entries

Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content. Please, subscribe or login to access all content.