Archytas - in ancient sources @ attalus.org
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of Tarentum - a Pythagorean philosopher, early 4th century B.C.
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DIOGENES LAERTIUS, Life of Archytas
Amusements, says that "Archytas of Tarentum, who was bot
musician, in his Life of Archytas, represents ambassadors
dish. [75.] But Archytas, who wrote on the theory of
Xenophon taught Agesilaus, or Archytas of Tarentum Philolaus, or
time in the company of Archytas of Tarentum and Timaeus of
but I imitate the famous Archytas of Tarentum, who, when he
he made an acquaintance with Archytas ** and Timaeus, ** and
consideration that saying of Archytas is commended: who being
the life of Plato and Archytas, manifestly wise and learned men,
[1e.1] Archytas of Tarentum immersed himself at
The moderation of Archytas was over-liberal, that of
precepts of Pythagoras, from Archytas of Tarentum, and Timaeus,
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