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Hypatia : mathematician, inventor, and philosopher

Author: Sandra Donovan
Publisher: Minneapolis, MN : Compass Point Books, ©2008.
Series: Signature lives.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In the late 300s and early 400s, at a time when Christians were in a constant feud with pagans, Hypatia was enveloped in the world of science. She was one of the first women mathematicians, and she also made significant contributions to philosophy and astronomy.
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Genre/Form: Young adult literature
Biography
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Biography Juvenile literature
Named Person: Hypatia; Hypatia; Hypatia; Hypatia
Material Type: Juvenile audience, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Sandra Donovan
ISBN: 9780756537609 0756537606
OCLC Number: 163625319
Description: 112 pages : illustrations (some color), color maps ; 24 cm.
Contents: Murder in the streets --
City of knowledge --
Theon's daughter --
Platonists, pagans, and christians --
Clash of science and religion --
Destruction of a temple --
A ruthless archbishop --
Tragic ending --
A philosopher's legacy.
Series Title: Signature lives.
Responsibility: by Sandy Donovan.
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In the late 300s and early 400s, at a time when Christians were in a constant feud with pagans, Hypatia was enveloped in the world of science. She was one of the first women mathematicians, and she also made significant contributions to philosophy and astronomy.

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