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You're a REAL book lover if you think about the literature and the philosophical and scientific works housed here that were destroyed and it just pisses you off!!

The Great Library at Alexandria was destroyed by budget cuts, not fire

"The mathematician and philosopher Hypatia of Alexandria was the daughter of the mathematician Theon Alexandricus (ca. 335/350–415) the last librarian of the Library of Alexandria. Around AD 400, she became head of the Platonist school at Alexandria. She taught philosophy and astronomy. The pupils included pagans, Christians, and foreigners. Murdered by a Christian mob after being accused of witchcraft and godlessness and of causing religious turmoil."

Hypatia, Ancient Alexandria’s Great Female Scholar

"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.

Hypatia, the mathematician and philosopher, was the daughter of the mathematician Theon Alexandricus (ca. 335–405) and last librarian of the Library of Alexandria in the Museum of Alexandria. She was educated at Athens and in Italy. Around CE 400, she became head of the Platonist school at Alexandria, where she imparted the knowledge of Plato and Aristotle to  any student; the pupils included pagans, Christians, and foreigners.

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Using primarly beeswax and pigment, the Fayum artist produced portraits that historian Euphrosyne Doxiadis calls "sophisticated and highly accomplished works of art".

Saint Catherine of Alexandria, feast day November 25. Catherine was a virgin and martyr. She is the patron saint of philosophers and preachers.

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.

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Hypatia, Ancient Alexandria’s Great Female Scholar

Hypatia: Mathematician, philosopher, teacher, librarian of Alexandria

pandora yound [dA], Hypatia- Philosopher, astronomer, mathematician, inventor of the astrolabe, advocate against religious repression and violence. Fearing her strong feminism, intellect, political power and influence, early christians stripped her naked, dragged her body through the street, and stoned her to death. The mob then burned her body along with the first university and largest library of the time. Most of her work has been lost

Original: Hypatia by Pandora-intheSKY (DeviantArt) Altessa Pouria is the only granddaughter of Amon Pouria. The southern countries Dievas worship a sun god.

Hypatia- Philosopher, astronomer, mathematician, inventor of the astrolabe, advocate against religious repression and violence. Fearing her strong feminism, intellect, political power and influence, early christians stripped her naked, dragged her body through the street, and stoned her to death.  The mob then burned her body along with the first university and largest library of the time. Most of her work has been lost; her discoveries would not be known again until 1200 years later.

Hypatia- Philosopher, astronomer, mathematician, inventor of the astrolabe, advocate against religious repression and violence.

Hypatia of Alexandria was a Neoplatonist philosopher in Egypt who was the first well-documented woman in mathematics. #hellas

Hypatia of Alexandria was a Neoplatonist philosopher in Egypt who was the first well-documented woman in mathematics

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. Linked site has directions for Ionic and Doric chitons (Greek tunics).

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 (ca. AD 350–370 – March 415) Greek Neoplatonist philosopher in Roman Egypt and the first notable woman in mathematics. As head of the Platonist school at Alexandria, she also taught philosophy and astronomy. She was murdered in 415 AD by a Christian mob which accused her of causing religious turmoil.

Hypatia (ca. AD Greek Neoplatonist philosopher in Roman Egypt and the first notable woman in mathematics. As head of the Platonist school at Alexandria, she also taught philosophy and astronomy.

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 generation but all subsequent ones.

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 4th century. She is portrayed here by actress Rachel Weisz in the movie 'AGORA', trying to save scrolls from being destroyed by a Christian mob.

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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.

"Reserve your right to think, for even to think wrongly is better than to not think at all." - (370? - 415)  Hypatia of Alexandria - Brilliant woman and teacher of math, philosophy, and astronomy at the Library of Alexandria that made great scholarly strides. Hypatia and her passion for knowledge was seen as a threat by religious leaders and was killed because of her influence.  Her death was one of many intellectual losses that marked the beginning of the Dark Ages.

Hypatia of Alexandria: Philosopher, Astronomer, and Mathematician

Hypatia was the leading mathematician, astronomer, and philosopher of her time, an extraordinary trailblazer whose death symbolized not only the downfall of intellectual life in the city of…

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