"The mathematician and philosopher Hypatia of Alexandria was the daughter of the mathematician Theon Alexandricus (ca. the last librarian of the Library of Alexandria. Around AD she became head of the Platonist school at Alexandria.
Saint Catherine of Alexandria, also known as Saint Catherine of the Wheel and The Great Martyr Saint Catherine is a Christian saint and virgin, who was martyred in the early century at the hands of the pagan emperor Maxentius.
Hypatia, Ancient Alexandria’s Great Female Scholar
Hypatia of Alexandria - pagan philosopher and scientist who taught students of all religions, the Neoplatonic philosophy that she imparted helped shape the developing Christian doctrine of the Trinity. She was tortured to death during a riot in Alexandria
Hypatia was noted as the foremost mathematician, philosopher, and scholar of her time. She served as head of the Neoplatonist school in Alexandria. Rightly, she notes that a person (particularly a woman) empowered to lead influences not just her own gener
Hypatia was a brilliant philosopher and mathematician, head of the Platonist School at Alexandria in the century. She is portrayed here by actress Rachel Weisz in the movie 'AGORA', trying to save scrolls from being destroyed by a Christian mob.
Hypatia of Alexandria: Philosopher, Astronomer, and Mathematician