Title page of Antonio Cocchi's Del vitto Pitagorico with detail engraving showing a seated Greek male figure in a toga with bare chest balancing a stick on an orb on a column with Greek text surrounding it stating, 'the Pythagorean diet'. (Florence: Francesco MoŁcke, 1743).  NLM Call number: WZ 260 C655d 1743.

Cocchi, Antonio. Del vitto Pitagorico. (Firenze: Franceso Moücke, 1743)

Antonio Cocchi legitimized his theories about vegetarianism by citing Pythagoras.