As a female intellectual, hypatia became a role model for modern intelligent women and two feminist journals were named after her: the greek journal hypatia: feminist studies was launched in athens in 1984, and hypatia: a journal of feminist philosophy was launched in the united states in 1986. Hypatia was born in 370 a d in alexandria, egypt and was later described as a beautifully and well-proportioned woman she was the daughter of theon who was a distinguished professor at the university of alexandria.
Hypatia wore this wreath whenever she appeared in public, as her most prized ornament upon her return to alexandria, she was elected president of the academy, which at this period was the rendezvous of the leading minds of the east and west.
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Hypatia of alexandria: a woman before her time h ypatia of alexandria was a woman of grace and eloquence, of beauty and wisdom she was born before her time, and she died before her time.
Hypatia's success created hostility from men she was also a pagan living in an empire that had now been converted to christianity in ad 415 a mob of christians dragged her through the streets of alexandria before torturing her to death.