Friday, January 11, 2008

Unknown Birthday: Hypatia

Hypatia, mathematician & philosopher

Of Numbers and Stars: The Story of Hypatia by D. Anne Love, illustrated by Pam Paparone (Holiday House, 2006)

Hypatia found her passion in numbers and ideas. This "symbol of a learned women" in fourth century Alexandria inspires.

Read what Socrates wrote about Hypatia, plus a few other facts posted on the University of Chicago web site.