Hypatia of Alexandria

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As the western world fell into darkness, she dared defend the light.

For over 40 years Hypatia stood between the dark ages and the light of classical philosophy, arts, and sciences. Though none of her books survived the aggressive book burnings of religious zealots, her legacy remains that of one of the greatest scientists of all time.

This is her fascinating true story. More

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About Laurel A. Rockefeller

Born, raised, and educated in Lincoln, Nebraska USA Laurel A. Rockefeller (Gaelic: Labhrais Eun Caraid) is author of over twenty books published and self-published since August, 2012 and in languages ranging from Welsh to Spanish to Chinese and everything in between. A dedicated scholar and biographical historian, Ms. Rockefeller is passionate about education and improving history literacy worldwide. 

With her lyrical writing style, Laurel's books are as beautiful to read as they are informative.

In her spare time, Laurel enjoys spending time with her cockatiels, travelling to historic places in both the United States and United Kingdom, and watching classic motion pictures and classic television series. Favourites: Star Trek, Doctor Who, original Battlestar Galactica, and Babylon 5.

Laurel proudly supports Health in Harmony, The Arbor Day Foundation, and other charities working to protect and re-plant forests globally.

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Hypatia of Alexandria by Laurel A. Rockefeller
Book trailer and introduction to "Hypatia of Alexandria" by Laurel A. Rockefeller Hypatia of Alexandria lived from 355 CE to 15 March 415 CE and was one of the greatest scientists of all time.

Hypatia and the Jews of Alexandria
Historian Laurel A. Rockefeller takes you back to 4th and 5th century Alexandria Egypt to explore Hypatia's relationship with her Jewish neighbours.

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Review by: Victoria Zigler on July 30, 2018 :
This book is fascinating, and obviously well researched.
(reviewed 28 days after purchase)

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