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Published by BiblioBazaar .
Written in English

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The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages502
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9822126M
ISBN 101426452152
ISBN 109781426452154

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I deeply wanted to like this book. Hypatia is a historical figure: a woman who was a notable mathematician, philosopher, astronomer that lived in Egypt during Roman rule (about 4th century AD). I struggled through a few chapters of dreck about a young and particularly holy Christian monk, and the weary political machinations surrounding the /5. Hypatia, mathematician, astronomer, and philosopher who lived in a very turbulent era in Alexandria’s history. She is the earliest female mathematician of whose life and work reasonably detailed knowledge exists. She became the victim of a particularly brutal murder at the hands of a gang of Christian zealots.   A philosopher, mathematician, and martyr, Hypatia is one of antiquity's best known female intellectuals. During the sixteen centuries following her murder, by a mob of Christians, Hypatia has been remembered in books, poems, plays, paintings, and films as a victim of religious intolerance whose death symbolized the end of the Classical world. But Hypatia was a person before she was a .   A philosopher, mathematician, and martyr, Hypatia is one of antiquity's best known female intellectuals. During the sixteen centuries following her murder, by a mob of Christians, Hypatia has been remembered in books, poems, plays, paintings, and films as a victim of religious intolerance whose death symbolized the end of the Classical by: 3.

⭐ Hypatia In A Brand New Narrative: The Truth. This book is a brief academic take on Hypatia, in which the author rebuilds the story and narrative of her life, siting every source. 98% Fact, 2% Mild Opinion Based On Evidence/5. Hyapatia Lee (born Novem ) is the stage name of a former American pornographic part Cherokee, she was the only Native American in the adult business during her tenure; this contributed to her becoming one of the best-known pornographic actresses of the Golden Age of Porn. Lee is an AVN and XRCO Hall of Fame inductee. Hypatia -- brilliant mathematician, eloquent Neoplatonist, and a woman renowned for her beauty -- was brutally murdered by a mob of Christians in Alexandria in and has been a legend ever since. In this engrossing book, Dzielska searches behind the legend to bring us the real story of Hypatia's life and death, and new insight into her colorful world. Hypatia Books Showing of 16 Flow Down Like Silver: Hypatia of Alexandria (Paperback) by. Ki Longfellow (Goodreads Author) (shelved 21 times as hypatia) avg rating — 2, ratings — published Want to Read saving Want to Read.

Hypatia has been regarded historically as a pagan martyr, a great mathematician murdered by Christians, provoked by her outspokenness and jealous of her brilliance. The chapter, however, places what is known of her learning and her public utterances (mostly from Christian sources) in the context of fifth-century Alexandria. It discusses the role of women in late antique society and identifies. Books about or inspired by Hypatia (born c. –; died ), who was a Hellenistic Neoplatonist philosopher, astronomer, and mathematician. She lived in Alexandria, Egypt, then part of the Eastern Roman Empire. She was a prominent thinker of the Neoplatonic school in Alexandria where she taught philosophy and astronomy.   Hypatia of Alexandria was a philosopher, mathematician, and astronomer who lived in the man’s world of 4th century Alexandria. She is the first female mathematician to be written of and achieved the position of head of the respected Platonist school. But her tragic death was : Riley Winters. Hypatia: A Journal of Feminist Philosophy is a forum for cutting-edge work in feminist philosophy. Richly interdisciplinary in orientation, Hypatia serves as a resource for the philosophy and wider women's studies communities and for all those interested in philosophical issues raised by feminism.