"The mathematician and philosopher Hypatia of Alexandria was the daughter of the mathematician Theon Alexandricus (ca. 335–405) [the] last librarian of the Library of Alexandria. Around AD 400, she became head of the Platonist school at Alexandria. She taught philosophy and astronomy. The pupils included pagans, Christians, and foreigners. Murdered by a Christian mob after being accused of witchcraft and godlessness and of causing religious turmoil."
Meet Hypatia, Ancient Philosopher and Mathmetician
"Reserve your right to think, for even to think wrongly is better than to not think at all." - (370? - 415) Hypatia of Alexandria - Brilliant woman and teacher of math, philosophy, and astronomy at the Library of Alexandria that made great scholarly strides. Hypatia and her passion for knowledge was seen as a threat by religious leaders and was killed because of her influence. Her death was one of many intellectual losses that marked the beginning of the Dark Ages.
Hypatia (ca. AD 350–370–March 415) Greek Neoplatonist philosopher in Roman Egypt and the first notable woman in mathematics. As head of the Platonist school at Alexandria, she also taught philosophy and astronomy. She was eventually murdered by a Christian mob which accused her of causing religious turmoil.
On January 4, 1643, Sir Isaac Newton, famous physicist, mathematician, astronomer, natural philosopher, alchemist and theologian, was born. With his Principia he laid the foundation of modern classical mechanics.Besides he constructed the very first reflecting telescope and independent f Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz developed differential and integral calculus.