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Stuff You Missed in History Class

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Society & Culture, History

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Join Holly and Tracy as they bring you the greatest and strangest Stuff You Missed In History Class in this podcast by HowStuffWorks.com.

Hypatia of Alexandria

August 5th, 2013

Episode 575 of 988 episodes

Hypatia was one of the earliest female mathematicians and astronomers -- though she wasn’t the very first, she was among the greatest. At the time of her murder, she was the foremost mathematician and astronomer in the West – possibly in the world.

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