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Introduction (from Wikipedia) Saint Catherine of Alexandria, also known as Saint Catherine of the Wheel and The Great Martyr Saint Catherine is, according to tradition, a Christian saint and virgin, who was martyred in the early 4th century at the hands of the pagan emperor Maxen Hypatia (born c. AD 350 – 370; died 415) was an Alexandrine Greek Neoplatonist philosopher in Egypt who was the first well-documented woman in mathematics. As head of the Platonist school at Alexandria, she also taught philosophy and astronomy.
Born c. 282 Alexandria, Egypt ca. AD 351–370 Alexandria, Egypt
Died c. 305, Alexandria, Egypt 415, Alexandria, Egypt
Era Ancient philosophy Ancient philosophy
Region Alexandria, Egypt Alexandria, Egypt
School Christianity Neoplatonism
Main interests Languages, mathematics, philosophy, Christianity Mathematics, astronomy
Religion Christianity Neoplatonism, monotheistic paganism
Father King Costus Theon

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