1. Greek philosopher and astronomer; she invented the astrolabe (370-415)
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How To Use Hypatia In A Sentence

  • And the strange thing is that in "Hypatia" or in the "Bride of the Nile" or in the "Stories of the Arabian Nights" the same characteristics stand out-the old Egypt has never changed. The Egyptian and Arabian Problems
  • I vaguely remembered the name Hypatia from posters my mom had around the Math room of Women In Mathematics, but that was about it. Agora | Mind on Fire
  • It can hardly be about early Egypt if Hypatia is a character, and I'm not sure she was an atheist either. First Look: Alejandro Amenábar's Agora Set « FirstShowing.net
  • Being mathematicians, they elected to name their firstborn after someone called Hypatia of Alexandria, a Neoplatonist philosopher who met a sticky end when, presumably having pissed off the wrong people the Antiplatonists? she was stripped naked and flayed with oyster shells before being burned alive. Confetti Confidential
  • Shaw only called for a bit of shattered glass to fall through the conservatory of John Tarleton, the underwear magnate whose lively daughter, Hypatia, is slated to marry a prancing ninny named Bentley Summerhays. George Bernard Shaw's 'Misalliance' misses the mark at Olney Theatre Center
  • Even Hypatia, which is supposed to have been written to represent entirely pagan surroundings, is full of Bible phrases and ideas. The Greatest English Classic
  • The name Hypatia comes from ancient Greece, Hypatia of Alexandria born between AD 350 and Out-Loud Brainwaves
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