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Hy·pa·tia

 (hī-pā′shə, -shē-ə) ad 370?-415.
Neoplatonist philosopher, mathematician, and astronomer who lived and taught in Alexandria. Her prominence and adherence to pagan scholasticism led to her being murdered by a Christian mob.

Hypatia

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

Hy·pa·tia

(hī-pā′shə)
a.d. 370?-415. Greek philosopher, mathematician, and astronomer whose writings on mathematics and astronomy were used as textbooks. She also invented instruments used to view the stars.
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Noun1.Hypatia - Greek philosopher and astronomer; she invented the astrolabe (370-415)
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Hypatia of Alexandria. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1996.
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