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Hypatia of Alexandria: Mathematician, Astronomer, and Philosopher

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Author:David Fideler; Alexandria on the World Wide Web
Description: A brief biographical sketch, along with three source materials: The Life of Hypatia from The Suda; The Life of Hypatia by Socrates Scholasticus; and The Life of Hypatia by John, Bishop of Nikiu. (This Christian writer spoke with approval of the murder of Hypatia because "she was devoted at all times to magic, astrolabes, and instruments of music.")

Levels: Middle School (6-8), High School (9-12)
Languages: English
Math Topics: History and Biography

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