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    Hypatia

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    Hypatia Hypatia was born in the year 370 AD in Alexandria, Egypt. She was the daughter of Theon, a famous mathematician and astronomer. He invented many things, but his most famous invention is the astrolabe, which measures the altitude of a star or planet. Hypatia studied with her father for many years at the Museum in Alexandria, but soon became unsatisfied with his instruction because she was smarter than him. She left Egypt, and traveled to Greece and Rome to do "post-graduate" work.

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    Hypatia

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    Hypatia was born in Alexandria, Egypt in the year 370 A.D. She was the daughter of a mathematician Theon. At the time of Hypatia's birth, he was a professor of mathematics at the University of Alexandria. He then became solely dedicated to producing the perfect human being. He taught Hypatia as much of his own knowledge of mathematics as possible. Theon also strived to have Hypatia be completely well-rounded by keeping her on a strict diet and exercise routine. She would row, swim, ride horses

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    Hypatia of Alexandria

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    Hypatia of Alexandria was born in 370 A.D. (although some discrepancies show that she may have actually been born around 355 A.D.). What little is known of her life has come from letters and correspondences, since all of her work had been burned shortly after her death. Her father was Theon, a well-known mathematician and philosopher. It is argued that he may be one of the most educated men to come out of Alexandria. he raised Hypatia in an environment of culture and learning. He wanted to raise

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    Hypatia of Alexandria

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    Hypatia of Alexandria Hypatia was born in 370 A.D. in Alexandria, Egypt. From that day on her life was one enriched with a passion for knowledge. Theon, Hypatia’s father whom himself was a mathematician, raised Hypatia in an environment of thought. Both of them formed a strong bond as he taught her his own knowledge and shared his passion in the search of answers to the unknown. Under her fathers discipline he developed a physical routine for her to ensure a healthy body as well as a highly functional

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    Human Gender and Mathematics

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    if they wish to make the effort, because between the brain of a woman and that of a man there is no difference (Olsen). Women mathematicians have been around for centuries and have had amazing contributions to the field of mathematics. Women like Hypatia, Sophie Germa... ... middle of paper ... ...athematics and science. If the above statement holds true, women were considered inferior to men in these areas because they weren’t schooled at a higher level. In today’s world, women are schooled at

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    Life of Hypatia

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    To quote Hypatia, “Life is an unfoldment, and the further we travel the more truth we can comprehend. To understand the things that are at our door is the best preparation for understanding those that lie beyond” (BrainyQuote, 2013). April of 2012, I recall my niece who was then 16 years of age called me to ask for advices. She was growing fast, assertive on what she wanted to be and about her future goals. However she had a very serious problem. That kind of problem that almost every teenager

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    Hypatia Research Paper

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    Today, we meet a great 4th-century mathematician, Hypatia. Hypatia of Alexandria was an outstanding individual and didn’t only bless the math world but also involved in Neoplatonist, and rationalist. The part of Hypatia’s life we are going to examine today is her life in mathematics. She was brought up in the math world ushered by her father Theon of Alexandria, and eventually replaced him as the mathematician of Alexandria (Osen). Hypatia was born in a museum, it was the great center of learning

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    Thank you! After reviewing the question, I saw that I failed to compare my week one person, which was Marvin Gaye to Hypatia. However there are few things I would consider in this comparison between Hypatia and Marvin Gaye as far as developmental processes are concerned. First the obvious one is that one Hypatia was a female scholar who grew up in a stable home and learned different skills from her father. I will also mention the fact that, she was born in the time female were not consider to

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    Agora Movie Analysis

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    This movie title suggests indeed an insightful and comprehensive name of all that the movie was about, an “Agora” library where the knowledge was stocked and spread by in the context- Hypatia, with profound admiration from her students and

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    The Messenger Analysis

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    Agora and The Messenger The Messenger is about a nineteen-year-old Prophetess, Jeanne de ’Arc, illiterate woman, and devout Catholic is one of the main character in this film. Jeanne de’ Arch has visions that are sent from the God of Heaven, she has the idea that she is a chosen one because of this. In the opening of the film she has her first vision which leads her to a sword. Soon after she begins her mission to rid France of the English. After a very successful mission she finds herself imprisoned

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