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A modern statue of Pythagoras in Pythagorio harbour, Samos, Greece at My Favourite Planet

The modern bronze statue of Pythagoras in Pythagorio harbour.
Pythagoras (Πυθαγόρας ὁ Σάμιος, Pythagoras the Samian, circa
570-495 BC), mathematician, philosopher and native of Samos.

The sculpture was made in 1988 by Nikos Icarus (Νίκος Ίκαρης,
Nikos Icaris, 1920-1994) from the neighbouring island of Ikaria.
Bust of Pythagoras in Rome at My Favourite Planet

Bust thought to represent Pythagoras.
Roman period copy of an original
of the 2nd-1st century BC.

Sale dei Filosofi, Palazzo Nuovo,
Capitoline Museums, Rome.
Albani Collection. Inv. No. MC594.
 
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Pythagoras points the way.
 
The Pythagoras monument, Pythagorio, Samos, Greece at My Favourite Planet

The Pythagoras monument stands on a concrete
jetty at the eastern end of Pythagorio harbour.

The triangular form of the sculpture is an obvious reference to the Pythagorean
theorem, and the base and hypotenuse are covered with symbols alluding to
scientific and philosophical theories attibuted to Pythagoras.
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