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The Emissary

By Philoxenus  (booksie.com)

This story tries to imagine what it was like to be persecuted by Christians after they won control of the Roman Empire. It is set near the end of the fourth century CE and describes the destruction of the great Library of Alexandria.

Short Story | Updated Aug 4, 2015 | Reads: 0 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: Alexandria,Roman,Empire,Hypatia,391ce,Christian,Persecution

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Hypatia Of Alexandria

By Sabrina Bourque  (booksie.com)

A brief history of Hypatia, an extraordinary woman who contributed much to science and philosophy in the 4th century.

Essay | Updated Jan 29, 2012 | Reads: 92 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: Hypatia,Science,Mathematics,Socrates,Alexandria,Synesius,Philosophy,History,Women,Astronomy,Astrolabe

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