Hypatia

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Hypatia Greek philosopher and astronomer; she invented the astrolabe (370-415)
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Usage

In literature:

HYPATIA; or, New Foes with an old Face.
"Lover or Friend" by Rosa Nouchette Carey
A smart creeter Hypatia Theon wuz, handsome as a picter, modest, good appearin', and a good talker.
"Around the World with Josiah Allen's Wife" by Marietta Holley
Miss Alice and Miss Hypatia came frequently.
"Reminiscences of Charles Bradlaugh" by George W. Foote
He figures in Kingsley's story of Hypatia.
"The Philippine Islands, 1493-1898 - Volume 40 of 55" by Francisco Colin
The Hypatia Club sent her two lovely floral offerings.
"The Life and Work of Susan B. Anthony (Volume 2 of 2)" by Ida Husted Harper
The same spirit that had murdered Hypatia tormented Nestorius to death.
"History of the Intellectual Development of Europe, Volume I (of 2)" by John William Draper
The fate of Hypatia was a warning to all who would cultivate profane knowledge.
"Bible Myths and their Parallels in other Religions" by T. W. Doane
Hypatia or no Hypatia, Susan must be taken to the hills or the sea.
"The Book of Susan" by Lee Wilson Dodd
Hypatia lectures on philosophy in Alexandria, i.
"History of the Intellectual Development of Europe, Volume II (of 2)" by John William Draper
A.D. 400) and his daughter Hypatia (370-415).
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 2, Slice 7" by Various
His second daughter, Hypatia Bradlaugh Bonner, b.
"A Biographical Dictionary of Freethinkers of All Ages and Nations" by Joseph Mazzini Wheeler
Hypatia was murdered by a raging mob.
"The Ivory Gate, a new edition" by Walter Besant
After her return from Athens, Hypatia was invited by the magistrates of Alexandria to teach mathematics and philosophy.
"Woman in Science" by John Augustine Zahm
The death of Hypatia was the death of the School of Alexandria, but in Athens neo-platonism survived and grew.
"Science and Medieval Thought" by Sir Thomas Clifford Allbutt
Hypatia was the daughter of Theon, a celebrated mathematician of Alexandria.
"Women of History" by Anonymous
Kingsley, however, became a truer artist when, as in "Hypatia" and "Westward Ho!
"Victorian Literature" by Clement K. Shorter
Neither are the Hypatia-like girl-lecturers at all evident.
"Highways and Byways in London" by E. T. Cook
If she were not the Hypatia-Helen of the class-rooms, she was none the less a personality!
"Regiment of Women" by Clemence Dane
In 415 Hypatia, Greek philosopher and mathematician, was murdered by a Christian mob.
"An Introduction to the History of Science" by Walter Libby
The handwriting was, like Hypatia's, graceful and self-conscious.
"The Incredible Honeymoon" by E. Nesbit
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In poetry:

“They gave to Socrates the poisoned bowl,
They closed Hypatia’s noble eyes with fire,
They drove proud Dante forth, an exiled soul,
Reft of his heart’s desire;
"Ad Astra" by George Essex Evans

In news:

Seattle trio Hypatia Lake bring their spaced-out power-pop to the KEXP studios for a dynamic live set featuring tracks from their latest full-length, "Ouroboros".
It's unfortunate that Agora, a film about the 5th century neo-Platonist philosopher-astronomer-mathematician Hypatia , is coming out this weekend.
An avowed paganist in a time of religious strife, Hypatia was also one of the first women to study math, astronomy and philosophy.
Hypatia , Ancient Alexandria's Great Female Scholar.
The songs of Seattle's Hypatia Lake are a continuing story about a fictitious place and for "Angels and Demons, Space and Time" they further explore the tale with their imaginative shoegaze meets sonic experimentation.
Seattle psychedelic grunge voyagers Hypatia Lake play this sprawling noise-fest of a set live on KEXP's Audioasis.
Even Hypatia's date of birth is contested— scholars long held that she was born in 370 but modern historians believe 350 to be more likely.
The identity of her mother is a complete mystery, and Hypatia may have had a brother, Epiphanius, though he may have been only Theon's favorite pupil.
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