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Pietro Bongo (alternate spelling: Petrus Bungus) was a medieval Italian writer.

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LifeEdit

He came from a noble family. He was born and raised in Bergamo, Italy.[1]

He died on 24 September 1601.[2]

CareerEdit

He studied the four mathematical arts of the quadrivium: arithmetic and geometry, music theory and astronomy, and philosophy and theology, beside the classical poetry and the occult sciences of magic and kabbalah. He mastered the Hebrew, Greek, and Latin languages.[3]

In his books, he has tried his best to reconcile Pythagorean doctrine with Christian theology.[4]

BibliographyEdit

Some of his books are:[5]

  • Numerorum Mysteria

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