Fri., Dec. 17 | Webinar

The Diet of Pythagoras: The origins of vegetarianism in ancient Greece

The Dante Society of BC invites you to a webinar by Professor Alberto Jori.
The Diet of Pythagoras:  The origins of vegetarianism in ancient Greece

Time & Location

Dec. 17, 12:00 p.m. – 1:15 p.m. PST
Webinar

About the Event

The Dante Alighieri Society of BC invites you to a webinar by Professor Alberto Jori on the Pythagorean Diet

In English - On Zoom

Date & Time: Fri. December 17, from 12:00 pm to 1:15 pm PST

Free for members - $10 donation for non-members! *

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About the event:

The vegetarian diet, today so widespread & "fashionable", has had a very long & fascinating history. Until the nineteenth century, it was called ‘the Pythagorean diet’: this is because its origin, at least in Western culture, dates to the philosopher Pythagoras, who lived in the sixth century BC. In this speech, we will discuss the characteristics of Pythagorean vegetarianism & Pythagoras’ motivations behind prohibiting the killing of animals & the consumption of meat. The conference will therefore have a historical medical character as well as a philosophical one.

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