This remarkable work examines the life and times of Hypatia, child of God and illuminator of mankind. Set in the early 5th century AD, the events and. Find Hypatia by Kingsley, Charles at Biblio. Uncommonly good collectible and rare books from uncommonly good booksellers. Charles Kingsley (June 12 – January 23 ) was an English divine, university professor, historian, and novelist, particularly associated with the West .

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Hypatia by Kingsley, Charles

Spine has blind stamped vines with gilt title. There were twists and turns along the way as well as a good snapshot of what Alexandria was like, both in the political and religious sense, many centuries ago.

II quite chipped with overall general cover wear to both volumes. Hypahia zahlreichen Bildern von R. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. See and discover other items: But here is another dark truth we need to know. Thanks for telling us about the problem. Bump to crown of both volumes at spine. Tasneem Bani Mustafa rated it it was amazing Kingsoey 13, I might not do it justice but I’ll do what I can Noura Alquraishi rated it liked it Kinbsley 01, One of Hypatia’s crimes appears to have been ready to provide a hypothesis of a heliocentric universe, long before Copernicus and with a much worse response from the Christian community.


With 8 Illustrations by Byam Shaw. Making an ancient mathematical genius a Victorian Christian ideal was not a good idea for this author.

The book has been described as “ferociously racist”. Due to its age, it may contain imperfections such as marks, notations, marginalia and flawed pages.

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By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. He has her completely frazzled because she can’t convince any of the gods, particularly Appolo or Aphrodite to manifest themselves to her.

Try the Kindle edition and experience these great reading features: It is a fictionalised account of the life of the philosopher Hypatiaand tells the story of a young monk called Philammon who travels to Alexandriawhere he becomes mixed up in the political and religious battles of the day. It has to represent a very hideous, though a very great, age; one of those critical and cardinal eras in the history of the human race, in which virtues and vices manifest themselves side by side even, at times, in the same person with the most startling openness and power.

Don’t have a Kindle? Tippu Panigantla rated it really liked it May 14, PO’s signatue and dedication.

Hypatia, 1st published inis set in 5th Century A. Hypatia, called The Mathematician, becomes an illustrious teacher in Alexandria I could point to the characters as archetypes and symbols that constellate around various types of betrayal of beauty or truth.


hyparia Hypatia Kingsley, Charles New York: Retrieved from ” https: Wasim Basely rated it did not like it Jul 28, The play featured hypaia elaborate musical score written by the composer Hubert Parry. He discovers a sister, chadles is a prostitute living with a band of Goths. But I cannot think she’d like that. Find Rare Books Book Value. If you have heard of her at all, you know that she was a Greek mathematician who was dragged to death or cut to pieces by seashells in 4th century century Alexandria.

I hate that this story can be true. A classic story based on history. Eka rated it really liked it Jul 22, And hatred for independent thinking and aloof beauty, is, well, certainly not God’s work or love’s work, and is not welcome on the planet. Hypatia, the graceful, scholarly, astute, and renown daughter of a father who hypatua in education no matter the gender of the child Alexa Actionable Analytics for the Web.

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