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Hypatia a play in four acts by G Stuart Ogilvie

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Published by William Heinemann in London .
Written in English

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Statementfounded on Charles Kingsley"s novel.
ContributionsKingsley, Charles, 1819-1875.
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Open LibraryOL17153543M

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It is a book that shows that truth is stranger (and a lot more interesting) than the rose-tinted fiction which has usually enveloped the life and death of this remarkable woman." --Peter Brown, Princeton University "Hypatia of Alexandria led an exceptional life as a celibate teacher of philosophy and political clic-clelia.com by: 2. I picked up Hypatia of Alexandria after hearing about Agora, a film which made some waves at Cannes this year and should be showing on U.S. screens soon. It'll be interesting seeing the movie after reading this book, as director Alejandro Amenábar's Hypatia is exactly the type of literary Hypatia that Dzielska spends the first chapter of her /5. Hypatia, mathematician, astronomer, and philosopher who lived in a very turbulent era in Alexandria’s history. She is the earliest female mathematician of whose life and work reasonably detailed knowledge exists. She became the victim of a particularly brutal murder at the hands of a gang of Christian zealots. For a book that started so well, I was mightily disappointed with the progression and ending of this one. Charles Kingsley does a good job showing the corruption of the catholic church in the 5th century but he completely gets Hypatia wrong/5.

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