Metapontinus, auditor Pythagorae, vir doctissimus nihil scripsit. Musicus quoque excellens. Theon. Smyrn. Mathem. l. 2. c. 12. Omnia ex igne creari dixit. Sunt quidam, qui eum tractatum de religione sub Pythagorae nomine edidisse ferant, ipsi
damnosum, Diog. 'Laert. l. 8. Plutarch. Item unus ex Centauris, qui, in nuptiis Pirithoi, et Hippodamiae, cum Lapithis manus conseruêrunt. Meminit eius, sed metu se occultantis, V. Flacc. Argon. l. 1. v. 148.
In mediis vacuo condit caput Hippasus auro.

Hofmann J. Lexicon universale. 1698.

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