## Pythagoras: Pioneering Mathematician and Musical Theorist of Ancient GreecePythagoras, known to us primarily for the Pythagorean theorem that bears his name, was a Greek mathematician and philosopher. He was interested not only in math but made advances in astronomy, music, physical science, medicine, and many other areas as well. This authoritative volume shows that Pythagoras still has the power to inform and inspire a life lived for the love of knowledge. Helps students understand and describe the enduring contributions of important Greek figures in the arts and sciences per history-social science content standards. |

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Very insightive to pythagoras' life. Quite helpful for school assignments and what not, this preview of the book may not be as helpful as the actual book because the preview is missing a hundred odd pages or so. Recomended.

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