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Hypatia: Her Life and Times by [Justice, Faith L.]
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Length: 116 pages Word Wise: Enabled Enhanced Typesetting: Enabled
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Who was Hypatia, Lady Philosopher of Alexandria?



A brilliant young woman mathematician and scientist, murdered by a religious mob? An aging academic assassinated by a rival political party? A sorceress who kept the governor and people of Alexandria in thrall through satanic wiles? Did she discover that the earth circled the sun a thousand years before Copernicus or was she merely a gifted geometry teacher?

Hypatia is the subject of much myth-making through the centuries. She’s featured in poetry, plays, novels and movies. This collection of essays pulls back the curtain and lets the reader see the real woman behind the stories. You’ll find Hypatia needs no embellishment to be a heroine.

About the Author

Faith L. Justice writes novels, short stories and articles in her historic home "The Suffragette House" in Brooklyn, New York where she lives with her family and cats. She features Hypatia in her award-winning novel "Selene of Alexandria." For fun, she likes to dig in the dirt-her garden and various archaeological sites. Contact Faith, sample her writing, or check out her blog at: faithljustice.com.

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  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • File Size: 8938 KB
  • Print Length: 116 pages
  • Simultaneous Device Usage: Unlimited
  • Publisher: Raggedy Moon Books; 2 edition (10 April 2013)
  • Sold by: Amazon Australia Services, Inc.
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B00CBH7742
  • Text-to-Speech: Enabled
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  • Word Wise: Enabled
  • Screen Reader: Supported
  • Enhanced Typesetting: Enabled
  • Average Customer Review: 4.0 out of 5 stars 1 customer review
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #401,134 Paid in Kindle Store (See Top 100 Paid in Kindle Store)
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