Theorist Information

Birth - ca. 355 CE | Alexandria, Roman Empire

Death - ca. 415 EC | Alexandria, Roman Empire

Era - Pre-Baroque

Theorist Biography

Hypatia was a Hellenistic Neoplatonist philosopher, astronomer, and mathematician, who lived in Alexandria, Egypt, then part of the Eastern Roman Empire. She was a prominent thinker of the Neoplatonic school in Alexandria, where she taught philosophy and astronomy. She is the first female mathematician whose life is reasonably well recorded.

See Also

  • https://web.archive.org/web/20100731135526/
  • http://www.cosmopolis.com/alexandria/hypatia-bio-john.html