Theano (philosopher)

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Theano (Greek: Θεανώ; 6th-century BC) is the name given to perhaps two Pythagorean philosophers. She has been called the pupil, daughter and wife of Pythagoras, although others made her the wife of Brontinus.

Quotes[edit]

  • The woman who goes to bed with a man must put off her modesty with her petticoat, and put it on again with the same.
    • From Essay XX by Michel de Montaigne (translated by Charles Cotton, Macmillan London 1877).

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