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Headword: *thlau/ghs
Adler number: tau,481
Translated headword: Telauges
Vetting Status: high
It declines [Telaug]ous [in the genitive]. A Samian, son and pupil of the famous Pythagoras;[1] a philosopher, teacher of Empedokles.[2] He wrote 4 books on the tetraktys.[3]
Greek Original:
*thlau/ghs, kli/netai ei)s ous. *sa/mios, *puqago/rou tou= pa/nu ui(o\s kai\ maqhth/s, filo/sofos, dida/skalos *)empedokle/ous. e)/graye peri\ th=s tetraktu/os bibli/a d#.
[1] Pythagoras has several entries in the Suda: pi 3120, pi 3121, pi 3122, pi 3123, pi 3124.
[2] Empedokles: epsilon 1002, epsilon 1003, epsilon 1004.
[3] The sum of the first four numbers, 10 (1+2+3+4): see tau 394. Note, however, that Diogenes Laertius 8.43 found no works by him.
Keywords: biography; dialects, grammar, and etymology; geography; mathematics; philosophy
Translated by: David Whitehead on 8 November 2001@05:07:02.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (added cross-references, set status) on 5 October 2004@23:06:18.
David Whitehead (more x-refs) on 6 October 2004@03:42:49.
David Whitehead (more keywords) on 14 August 2011@05:47:19.


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