By Irini-Fotini Viltanioti
Is the concord of the Sirens in Plato’s fantasy of Er derived from Early Pythagorean doctrine or is the doctrine, which in Iamblichus’ On the Pythagorean manner of Life, defines the concord of the Sirens as being the tetractys and the oracle at Delphi, a Pseudo-pythagorean invention drawing upon this recognized passage in Plato’s Republic? What does the concord of the Sirens suggest for the Pythagoreans and what does it suggest for Plato? Does the Platonic snapshot of the Sirens do any philosophical paintings in the context of the Republic? what's the connection, if any, among the Platonic and Pythagorean topics of the concord of the Sirens, on one hand, and the music of the Sirens in Homer’s Odyssey, at the different? via investigating those and different appropriate questions, Irini-Fotini Viltanioti deals, for the 1st time, a sustained examine of the mythological rendition of the well-known Pythagorean conception of the so-called “Harmony of the Spheres” in Plato’s Republic and in Iamblichus’ On the Pythagorean manner of Life. Filling this severe hole in present literature, this booklet is a vital contribution to the sphere of Pythagorean and Platonic stories.
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