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1 * There is much confusion in regard to this name. Our MSS. of Diodorus and Isocrates give in some cases Pythagoras, in others Protagoras. But Theopompus, Arrian, Athenaeus, and Q. Curtius, concur in the true form Pnytagoras, which has been judiciously restored by the later editors both of Diodorand Isocrates. Borrell (Sur les Médailles des Rois de Chypre, p. 48) endeavours to defend the reading Pythagoras on the authority of coins, but their evidence is inconclusive.