Meaning of neo-Pythagoreanism

ne•o-Py•thag•o•re•an•ism

Pronunciation: (nē"ō-pi-thag"u-rē'u-niz"um), [key]
— n.
  1. a philosophical system, established in Alexandria and Rome in the second centuryb.c.,consisting mainly of revived Pythagorean doctrines with elements of Platonism and Stoicism.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.