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Hardcover, 112 pages
Published January 1st 2008 by Compass Point Books
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Rebecca
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Hypatia: Mathematician, Inventor, and Philosopher/ Sand Donovan/ 2008

Genre: Biography/ Non-Fiction

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Summary: Hypatia was a brilliant philosopher and mathematician in the late 300s and early 400s, when Christians feuded with pagans. Born to the last director of the Library of Alexandria, she grew up with knowledge of the sciences at her fingertips. Known for her beauty as well as her intellect, Hypatia tutored both pagan and Christian pupils in her own home. Dubbed a pagan, she became t
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I'm going to try to find more about this fascinating woman. The one thing I didn't. like about this book is that it's too short. Then again, there's not a whole lot of written primary sources on her...
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Recommends it for: juvenile collection
I must find out more about this fascinating woman!!!!Figures that she would get killed by the christians...
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