- a philosophical system, established in Alexandria and Rome in the second century b.c., consisting mainly of revived Pythagorean doctrines with elements of Platonism and Stoicism.
Origin of neo-Pythagoreanism
First recorded in 1860–65
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Neo-Pythagoreanism was a curious attempt to found a religion which would satisfy both the critical spirit and the people.Essays on the Greek Romances
Elizabeth Hazelton Haight