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Nicomachus (c. 60-c. 120) was born in Gerasa, Roman Syria (now Jerash, Jordan). He was a mathematician who wrote about numbers and music. He is best known for his work Introduction to Arithmetic (Arithmetike eisagoge) in Greek, which, among other things, covers perfect numbers. He was a Pythagorean.


Nicomachus, Flora R. Levin (Translator) , The Manual of Harmonics of Nicomachus the Pythagorean , Phanes Press (December, 1993) ISBN: 0933999437

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