raffineret Hypatia of Alexandria by Maria Dzielska & F. Lyra uPt0kGd5

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Hypatia mathematician Neoplatonist and a woman renowned for her beauty was brutally murdered by a mob of Christians in Alexandria in 415. In this book Maria Dzielska searches behind the legend to bring us the real story of Hypatias life and death and insight into her world. Historians and poets Victorian novelists and contemporary feminists have seen Hypatia as a symbol of the waning of classical culture and freedom of inquiry of the rise of fanatical Christianity or of sexual free