Thursday, September 07, 2006

Table Of Contents For Measuring Heaven : Pythagoras And Pythagoreanism In Art And Architecture / Christiane L. Joost-Gaugier

List of Illustrations 000
Acknowledgments 000
Introduction 000
Part I PythagorasMan and Legend 000
Chapter 1 Pythagoras in the Greek World 000
The Beginnings: The Sixth Century BC 000
The Reputation of Pythagoras in the Fifth Century BC 000
The Critical Fortune of Pythagoras from the Fourth to the Second Century BC 000
Chapter 2 Pythagoras in the Roman World 000
The First Century BC: Pythagoras Mythologized 000
The First and Second Centuries AD: The Vir Sagacis Animi Revered 000
Chapter 3 Pythagoras in the Late Pagan and Early Christian Worlds 000
The Third and Fourth Centuries: The Divine Pythagoras as Apollo Reincarnated
Pythagoras Remembered in the Fifth and Sixth Centuries 000
Chapter 4 Pythagoras in Medieval Memory 000
Part II Pythagorean Thought 000
Chapter 5 Pythagoreanism in Greek and Roman Antiquity 000
Sappho: The First Pythagorean? 000
The Culture of Early Pythagoreanism 000
Chapter 6 Neopythagoreanism in the Late Pagan and Early Christian Worlds 000
The Revival of Pythagoreanism in the First Century AD: Arithmology and
Arithmosophy 000
The Dissemination of Neopythagoreanism after the First Century 000
The Druids and Pythagoreanism 000
Chapter 7 The Middle Ages: A New Pythagoreanism 000
Rules for Conduct in the Pythagorean/Christian World 000
The Enduring Classical Conception of Number 000
The New Enthusiasm for Numerical Organization in Learning 000
Number in Daily Life: Magic, Medicine, and Alchemy 000
Part III Pythagoreanism in Art and Architecture 000
Chapter 8 Pythagoreanism in Ancient Art and Architecture 000
Antique Images of Pythagoras 000
Possible Pythagorean Impulses in Classical Antiquity 000
The Iconography of Apollo in Roman Art and Architecture and Its Pythagorean Connections 000
Chapter 9 The Oldest Surviving Pythagorean Building and Its Significance 000
Chapter 10 The Pythagoreanism of Hadrian's Pantheon 000
Chapter 11 Pythagoreanism in Medieval Art 000
Medieval Images of Pythagoras 000
The Dodecahedron in Early Medieval Art: Cosmos and Number 000The Pythagorean
Sphere in Later Medieval Art: Cosmos and Number 000
The Pythagorean ? as a Symbol of Choice 000
Chapter 12 Sacred Siting: The Pythagorean Heritage of Medieval Ecclesiastical
Architecture 000
The Basilical Origins of the Medieval Church 000
Concepts of Order in the Gothic Cathedral 000
Chapter 13 Conclusions 000
Notes 000
Bibliography 000
Index 000

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Pythagoras article from the Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy prepared by Carl Huffman.

Photo credit: (c) Capitoline Museums, Rome, Italy. With thanks.


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