Metapontum

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Met·a·pon·tum

 (mĕt′ə-pŏn′təm)
An ancient city of southeast Italy on the Gulf of Taranto. It was settled by Greeks c. 700 bc. Pythagoras taught here in the sixth century.
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Pythagoras escaped to another Greek outpost (reports vary, but Tarentum and Metapontium are often cited) and died there about 500 b.c.