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Encyclopedia > 500 BC

Centuries: 7th century BC - 6th century BC - 5th century BC


Decades: 550s BC - 540s BC - 530s BC - 520s BC - 510s BC - 500s BC - 490s BC - 480s BC - 470s BC - 460s BC - 450s BC


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See also: List of state leaders in 500 BC




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BBC - History - Pythagoras (c.580 BC - c.500 BC) (282 words)
They had a number of taboos, including the avoidance of meat and beans, and lived by a series of rules governing all aspects of life.
In approximately 500 BC there appears to have been an uprising against the power of the Pythagoreans.
Pythagoras fled and is thought to have been killed or died shortly afterwards.
History of Vegetarianism - Pythagoras (?580-?500 BC) and the Pythagoreans (801 words)
The first prominent modern vegetarian was the Greek philosopher Pythagoras who lived towards the end of the 6th century BC.
Pythagorean ethics first became a philosophical morality between 490-430 BC with a desire to create a universal and absolute law including injunctions not to kill "living creatures," to abstain from "harsh-sounding bloodshed," in particular animal sacrifice, and "never to eat meat."
PYTHAGORAS (570-470 B.C.) Philosopher - mathematician - musician.
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