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[The celebrated philosopher; born in Samos, about 600 B.C.; visited foreign countries, and settled in Crotona, Italy, where he founded his brotherhood, which soon became the controlling power in the state; according to some accounts, he perished during an attack upon one of his meetings, or else died at Metapontum after his sect had been expelled from Crotona.]