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Headword: Θεανώ
Adler number: theta,83
Translated headword: Theano
Vetting Status: high
Of Metapontum or Thurii;[1] Pythagorean, daughter of Leophron, but wife of Karystos or Kroton or Brotinos[2] the Pythagorean. She wrote about Pythagoras, On Virtue to Hippodamos the Thurian, Advice to Women, and Sayings of the Pythagoreans.
Greek Original:
Θεανώ, Μεταποντίνη ἢ Θουρία, Πυθαγορεία, θυγάτηρ Λεώφρονος, γαμετὴ δὲ Καρύστου ἢ Κρότωνος ἢ Βρωτίνου τοῦ Πυθαγορείου. αὕτη ἔγραψε περὶ Πυθαγόρου, Περὶ ἀρετῆς Ἱπποδάμῳ Θουρίῳ, Παραινέσεις γυναικείας καὶ Ἀποφθέγματα Πυθαγορείων.
OCD(4) s.v. (and under 'women in philosophy'). See also theta 84. (theta 85 is different.)
[1] Either way, in the "instep" of S Italy.
[2] Or Brontinos, as Diogenes Laertius 8.42.
Keywords: biography; ethics; geography; philosophy; women
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 23 January 2001@21:51:43.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (added note) on 24 January 2001@03:22:50.
David Whitehead on 17 June 2002@08:44:03.
David Whitehead (augmented notes and keywords; tweaks and cosmetics) on 30 December 2012@07:23:39.
Catharine Roth (coding) on 30 December 2012@11:36:42.
David Whitehead on 5 August 2014@06:37:31.
Catharine Roth (cosmeticule) on 5 August 2014@22:49:46.


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