Was a harmonic theorist, author of Pythagorean Principles of Music (Πυθαγορικὴ τῆς μουσικῆς στοιχείωσις). She lived perhaps in the 3rd century BC, and “certainly not after the first century AD.
- Andrew Barker, Greek Musical Writings, vol. 2, Harmonic and Acoustic Theory, Cambridge University Press, 1989, pp. 239–242,
- Levin, Flora R. Greek Reflections on the Nature of Music, Cambridge University Press, 2009, Chapter 7: “Aisthēsis and Logos: A Single Continent”
- Plant, Ian Michael, ed. Women Writers of Ancient Greece and Rome: An Anthology.
- Wikipedia – https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ptolemais_of_Cyrene
The Pythagorean Principles of Music