Hypatia was trained as a mathematician and taught to become a great speaker.
Hypatia did not wear the usual women's clothing of the time, she wore a scholars gown.
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2,300 years ago, the rulers of Alexandria set out to to collect all the knowledge in the world under one roof: The Library of Alexandria.
What happened to the Library of Alexandria?
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Some types of curves that we see everyday have a common. connection. They are obtained by interesecting the surface of a cone with a plane and so are called Conic sections or Conics.
She was loved and admired by her students and people came from all over the world to hear her lectures.
She did a lot of exercise, she rowed, swam and frequently went horseback riding.