This remarkable work examines the life and times of Hypatia, child of God and illuminator of mankind. Set in the early 5th century AD, the events and. Find Hypatia by Kingsley, Charles at Biblio. Uncommonly good collectible and rare books from uncommonly good booksellers. Charles Kingsley (June 12 – January 23 ) was an English divine, university professor, historian, and novelist, particularly associated with the West .
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Christian zealots were responsible for her murder, apparently completed on the altar of a church. Werdz Quality Used Books Published: There were twists and turns along the way as well as a good snapshot of what Alexandria was like, both in the political and religious sense, many centuries ago. As these are old books, we processed each chharles manually and make them readable but in some cases some pages which are blur or missing or black spots. I was surprised at how it draws Set in the early 5th century AD, the events and personalities of that important turning point in Western Civilization are presented in kingsly mystical detail.
Hypatia — or New Foes with an Old Face by Charles Kingsley
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One of Hypatia’s crimes appears to have been ready to provide a hypothesis of a heliocentric universe, long before Copernicus charlss with a much worse response from the Christian community. English Choose a language for shopping.
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I will finish the book to hear how the brother and sister who have just found each other after many years’ separation, finish the story. Litsa rated it really liked it Oct 14, He discovers a sister, who hyoatia a prostitute living with a band of Goths. It was a violent era, those first five hundred years after the time of Jesus. The story of Hypatia – mathematician, astronomer, and philosopher – who was caught up in a conflict between the Church and the Roman Empire, and murdered by a Christian mob in AD.
This remarkable work examines the life and times of Hypatia, child of God and illuminator of mankind.
I struggled through a few chapters of dreck about a young and particularly holy Christian monk, and the weary political machinations surrounding the Heathen Priestess Hypatia, and gave up. Mar 16, Michael Dobbie rated it liked it Shelves: Kindle Edition Verified Purchase.
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I was surprised at how it draws you into the intrigue od the times depicted. In other kingdley Wikimedia Commons.
Trine rated it liked xharles Jun 03, But here is another dark truth we need to know. I can’t say that I blame him right now. Then he messes a bit with the history and the clerical consciousness of the times and in that, he may be well informed.
Hypatia by Kingsley, Charles
Kingsley writes well enough. New Foes with an Old Face. De luxe limited edition. Views Read Edit View history. Paperbackpages.