Hypatia

Pronounced hy PAY shuh
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About the name Hypatia

Hypatia is a girl's name of Greek origin meaning "highest"

Historically, Hypatia was a Neoplatonist who taught mathematics, philosophy and astronomy in Alexandria, Egypt. She is the first well documented woman of the sciences. She was killed by a Christian mob as part of ongoing conflicts between Pagans and Christians during Rome's transitional period.

Related Names

Hypate, Hypacia, Hypasia

Origin
Mediterranean
Greek

history

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