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The Graeco-Roman World

  • Dino Boccaletti
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Abstract

Today, the earth, on which we move every day from one way to another and build our houses, can be nominally transformed, by ourselves, with a simple change of type (lower-case → upper-case) into something more important and greater: the Earth.

Suggested Readings

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  5. Kahn, C. H. (2001). Pythagoras and the Pythagoreans: A brief history. Indianapolis: Hacket Publishing Company.Google Scholar

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Dino Boccaletti
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  1. 1.RomeItaly

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