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Headword: Θεανώ
Adler number: theta,83
Translated headword: Theano
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
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.
Notes:
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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