Pythagoras: Father of Greece; Student of Egypt

Date: September 24, 2014
Time: 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Presented by Ed Schiffler

Pythagoras is known to most by his theorem of right triangles.  He was held in much higher regard by early historians.  His Religion of math was the pinnacle of Greek thought and jealous rivals even assassinated him over it.  His mathematical studies were the result of thirty years of apprenticeship in Egypt.  He was the first Greek to discover the musical triad, by the use of weights and springs.  He was the first in the Great Philosophical line of the Golden Age of Greece, as he directly foster the development of Socrates, who instructed Plato, who inspired Aristotle, who taught Alexander the Great, who’s death ended the direct lineage of Philosophical Development and dashed his predecessors hope of the forecast philosopher king.

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