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Damo

b. circa 535 B.C.E.; d. circa 475 B.C.E., Athens, ancient Greece

Damo was the daughter of the philosopher and mathematician Pythagoras and his wife Theano, also a philosopher. She studied and then taught at her father’s school in the Greek city of Croton, and later moved to Athens, where she published some of Pythagoras’ work on geometry.