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Hypatia : the life and legend of an ancient philosopher

Author: Edward Jay Watts
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2017.
Series: Women in antiquity.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Hypatia: The Life and Legend of an Ancient Philosopher brings to life Hypatia's intellectual and political triumphs, uncovers the unique challenges she faced as a female teacher in a man's world, details the tragic story of her murder, and shows why her story has fascinated people for 1600 years.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Biography
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Watts, Edward J.
Hypatia.
Oxford : Oxford University Press, ©2017
Named Person: Hypatia; Hypatia
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Edward Jay Watts
ISBN: 9780190210045 0190210044
OCLC Number: 970630583
Description: 1 online resource (225 pages).
Contents: A Lenten Murder; 1 Alexandria; 2 Childhood and Education; 3 The School of Hypatia; 4 Middle-Age; 5 A Philosophical Mother and Her Children; 6 The Public Intellectual; 7 Hypatia's Sisters; 8 Murder in the Street; 9 The Memory of Hypatia; 10 A Modern Symbol; Reconsidering a Legend.
Series Title: Women in antiquity.
Responsibility: Edward J. Watts.

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Hypatia: The Life and Legend of an Ancient Philosopher brings to life Hypatia's intellectual and political triumphs, uncovers the unique challenges she faced as a female teacher in a man's world, details the tragic story of her murder, and shows why her story has fascinated people for 1600 years.

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