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Hypatia

(hīpā`shə), d.415, Alexandrian Neoplatonic philosopher and mathematician, a woman renowned for her learning, eloquence, and beauty. Little is known of her writings. Her fame is largely owing to her barbarous murder by a band of monks, said to have been encouraged by the archbishop, St. CyrilCyril, Saint
(Saint Cyril of Alexandria) , d. A.D. 444, patriarch of Alexandria (412–44), Doctor of the Church, known for his animosity toward heretics and heathens. He drove the Jews from Alexandria, and under his rule Hypatia was killed.
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 of Alexandria (a personal and political enemy of the prefect of Egypt, who was believed to have been Hypatia's lover).

Hypatia

(c. 370–415) Greek philosopher, renowned for beauty and wit. [Gk. Hist.: NCE, 1302]

Hypatia

died 415 ad, Neo-Platonist philosopher and politician, who lectured at Alexandria. She was murdered by a Christian mob
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