• Pythagoras; Museo Capitolino, Rome
  • Rafael; School of Athens, detail
  • Harmony of the spheres
  • Rubens, Pythagoras advocating vegetarianism
  • Pythagoras, Samos
  • Tabula Cebetis, Rijkmuseum Amsterdam
  • Basilica Porta Maggiore, restored

Welcome to the Pythagoras Foundation

Pythagoras Foundation is an information center about the philosophy of Pythagoras, Pythagoreans and presocratic philosophers.

The main characters are: Pythagoras, Archytas, Philolaus, Alcmaeon, Nicomachus, Empedocles, Apollonius of Tyana, Hypatia of Alexandria and Theon.

The Golden Verses of Pythagoras are an important part of the collection.

Other topics are: Pythagorean way of life (including vegetarianism), Somnium Scipionis, Tabula Cebetis, Tetractys, harmony of the spheres, pentagram, reincarnation and the letter Y.

The library collects all publications concerning the above mentioned items.

It unlocks this information, put the bibliographic data in databases and makes them public. 
It propagates its goals through the media.

The Foundation publishes a Newsletter once a year. The current Newsletter can be found on the Web site, older Newsletters can be requested.

The Newsletter is also available via the Academia website.

The Foundation is a non-profit organization; our newsletter is free of charge. Donations, also in the form of articles or books, are very welcome.


Stichting Pythagoras
Secretariaat : N.G. Bader, Thorbeckelaan 46, 1412 BR Naarden, The Netherlands
E-mail : nico.bader@stichting-pythagoras.nl