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Porphyry was a vegetarian Greek philosopher

Lived: around AD 233-309
Birth place: Tyre (now Southern Lebanon)

Porphyry of Tyre was a Syrian Neoplatonic philosopher and an important figure in the history of mathematics. He wrote: Life of Pythagoras, a commentary on Euclid's Elements, and Isagogue or Introduction to Aristotle's 'Categories.'


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