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Your description, much of which was new to me, must be of Pythagoras. I've also heard that he was the central figure of a secret cult whose members identified themselves with the sign if the pentagram, which has some wonderful geometric features. <BR>I also read that a rather neat pictorial proof of his famous theorem is attributed to President Garfield.<BR>Shos.
<BLOCKQUOTE><font size="1" face="Verdana, Arial">quote:</font><HR>Originally posted by treebeau:<BR><B>Another riddle for you folks.<BR>We see above that Ave Maria was composed in B-flat, which, of course is 2 flats.<BR>Why was it composed in 2 flats ?<BR> </B><HR></BLOCKQUOTE><P>Treebeau, if you`re looking for a jokey answer, then is it because Schubert changed apartments while writing the song (2 apartments = 2 flats)?!