Numbers rule the world. (1984)

Documentary №51657, 2 parts, duration: 0:19:45
Production: Centrnauchfilm (CNF)
Director:Dilanyan K.
Screenwriters:Burlak V.
Camera operators:Kipin V.
Other authors:Roginskaya N.


A cognitive feature film for schoolchildren about the ancient Greek scholar Pythagoras, his contribution to the development of mathematics and the exact sciences.

Reel №1

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View of part of the ancient temple.

Staging: Ancient Greek landscape, people come to the spring for water.

The traveler is rich, settling at the spring, tells the young man about Pythagoras.

Pythagoras descends from the hillside, behind the scenes a story about him sounds (synchronously).

Pythagoras lectures to his disciples sitting around.

One of the pupils of Pythagoras, the mathematician Gippas tells his students the theory of Pythagoras numbers (synchronously).

Students record on wax boards.

To Pythagoras comes another disciple, Pythagoras allows him to stay.

Pythagoras drives the rich Cretan Kylon.

Pythagoras discusses life and truth (synchronously).

The adopted disciple receives a Pythagorean sign.

Pythagorean pupils do morning exercises.

A shepherd drives a herd of sheep.

Pythagoras' disciples observe the work of the blacksmith.

Pythagoras argues in the presence of students about musical harmony and numbers (synchronously).

Students draw water into the pitchers.

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Staging: Pythagoras converses with his pupil Gippas about numbers and figures, sets out his theorem (synchronously).

Class at the Pythagorean School.

Pythagoras and his disciples sacrifice 10 bulls from the dough after the discovery of Pythagoras' theorem.

Laying a wreath on the head of Pythagoras.

Pythagoras at the table talks about the pernicious drunkenness and gluttony and the idea of ​​proportionality (synchronously).

Pythagoras plays a musical instrument, speaks about the healing power of harmony (synchronously).

The disciples repeat the instructions of Pythagoras, standing on the seashore.

Pythagoras tells the students about the sounds of the planets (synchronously).

Landscape of Southern Italy.

Mathematician Gippas makes calculations on a wax tablet, talks with Pythagoras about the phenomenon of incommensurability in geometry (synchronously).

Gippas goes from Pythagoras.

The dancer dances before the enemy of Pythagoras by Kylon.

The people of Kilon set fire to the house of Pythagoras.

Escaping pupils of Pythagoras.

Dying coals, a kind of part of the ancient temple.

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