HISTORY

Hypatia of Alexandria - the first great mathematician of the ancient world 

In the year 370 e.n. was born the greatest minds of antiquity and also the first female mathematician in history: Hypatia. Beautiful, intelligent and highly respected in a time when women could not enter the Alexandria high society, Hypatia was the most famous thinkers of the ancient world. Symbol of science and independent thought, Hypatia was to find the end in tragic circumstances, after refusing to submit to religious dogma.

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