This is the English version of this article translated by Patrick Hogan. The original Italian version was written by Claudio Meliadò and published on 04/04/2019.
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A philosopher1 and mathematician2 from Soli, Theodorus was the author of a commentary on Plato’s3 Timaeus, in which he examined the mathematical theories present in the philosopher’s works (cf. Plut. De def. or. 32, 427a: ἐξηγούμενος τὰ μαθηματικὰ τοῦ Πλάτωνος). In dial…