Fun Fact: Hypatia

Fun facts about Alexandria Egypt

The first female mathematician might very well be the Greek astronomer and philosopher Hypatia. Despite being one of Alexandria’s greatest minds, not everyone appreciated her. She was murdered by a group of Christians who were most likely led by Alexandria’s Bishop Cyril. The reason why Cyril hated her is apparently that she caused some conflict between him and the Roman governor Orestes.

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