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  • Hypatia Of Alexandria Hypatia
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    Hypatia of Alexandria Hypatia was born in 370 A.D. in Alexandria, Egypt. From that day on her life was one enriched with a passion for knowledge. Then, Hypatia's father whom himself was a mathematician, raised Hypatia in an environment of thought. Both of them formed a strong bond as he taught her his own knowledge and shared his passion in the search of answers to the unknown. Under her fathers discipline he developed a physical routine for her to ensure a healthy body as well as a highly funct...
  • Hypatia Of Alexandria
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    Hypatia of Alexandria was born in 370 A.D. (although some discrepancies show that she may have actually been born around 355 A.D. ). What little is known of her life has come from letters and correspondences, since all of her work had been burned shortly after her death. Her father was Theon, a well-known mathematician and philosopher. It is argued that he may be one of the most educated men to come out of Alexandria. he raised Hypatia in an environment of culture and learning. He wanted to rais...
  • Great Library Of Alexandria
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    HOW WAS THE GREAT LIBRARY OF ALEXANDRIA ORGANIZED AND OPERATED? WHO OR WHAT CAUSED ITS DESTRUCTION? For the extra credit assignment I have decided to compose as essay describing the great library of Alexandria. The library itself is wrapped up in a great mystery that has had many historians and archeologists heavily interested in its existence for many years. It has been recorded that the library of Alexandria held many thousands, if not millions, of books, volumes and other documents. The libra...
  • Life And Times Of Hypatia Of Alexandria
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    Hypatia of Alexandria, written by Maria Dzielska is a book that highlights the fascinating life of the famous mathematician and philosopher Hypatia of Alexandria. Dzielska describes the life and time of Hypatia through many different sources and interpretations of history. She also describes the difficulties involved in producing a biography of a person about whom we are remarkably ill-informed. Dzielska through her book tries to compose an understanding of Hypatia, her accomplishments and her b...
  • Hypatia Of Alexandria
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    "Reserve your right to think, for even to think wrongly is better than not to think at all". Hypatia of Alexandria not only was a famous mathematician, astronomer, but also the first woman to make a considerable contribution to the world of mathematicians. Hypatia spent her life living up her deep passion for knowledge. Being the daughter of Theon, one of the most educated men in Alexandria, she was surrounded by knowledge from her birth. From her father she developed curiosity, inquisition, and...

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