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Hypatia The Life and Legend of an Ancient Philosopher

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ISBN-10: 0190073705

ISBN-13: 9780190073701

Edition: N/A

Authors: Edward J. Watts

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A philosopher, mathematician, and martyr, Hypatia is one of antiquity's best known female intellectuals. During the sixteen centuries following her murder, by a mob of Christians, Hypatia has been remembered in books, poems, plays, paintings, and films as a victim of religious intolerance whose death symbolized the end of the Classical world. But Hypatia was a person before she was a symbol. Her great skill in mathematics and philosophy redefined the intellectual life of her home city of Alexandria. Her talent as a teacher enabled her to assemble a circle of dedicated male students. Her devotion to public service made her a force for peace and good government in a city that struggled to…    
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Book details

List price: $34.99
Publisher: Oxford University Press, Incorporated
Publication date: 11/1/2019
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 224
Size: 9.09" wide x 6.10" long x 0.60" tall
Weight: 0.704
Language: English