HNN :: Women in History: Hypatia
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Throughout history, women with independent minds who have made significant contributions to our body of knowledge, have been mocked, censored or even killed for their perceived outspokenness.
Hypatia of Alexandria, was a gifted female philosopher, astronomer and mathematician who flourished in Roman Egypt during Arcadius’ reign.