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Hypatia of Alexandria

Hypatia, (born c. 355 CE—died March 415, Alexandria), was a mathematician, astronomer, and philosopher of Ancient Egypt. She is the earliest female mathematician of whose life and work reasonably detailed knowledge exists.

Hypatia Teaching at Alexandria

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Theon
father
influenced by
child: Hypatia
student: Hypatia
  • Ancient Greek scholar
Hierocles of Alexandria
student of
  • philosopher and writer
Ptolemy image of Ptolemy
influenced by
  • Greco-Egyptian writer and astronomer of Alexandria
Plotinus image of Plotinus
influenced by
  • Neoplatonist philosopher
Plato image of Plato
influenced by
  • Classical Greek philosopher
Diophantus image of Diophantus
influenced by
  • Alexandrian Greek mathematician (3rd century)
Aristotle image of Aristotle
influenced by
  • Classical Greek philosopher, student of Plato and founder of Western philosophy
Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz image of Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz
influenced by: Hypatia
  • German mathematician and philosopher

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Library of Alexandria
Alexandria
ancient Rome
Byzantine Empire
Roman Empire
Hypatia

Library of Hypatia

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