„Agora” – the movie about Hypatia from Alexandria

If you want to see a historical film about Egypt and the glory days of the Alexandria School, the institution that gave antiquity many geniuses, “Agora”, directed and produced by Alejandro Amenabar in 2009, is a good choice. Especially since you will find out the story of Hypatia, the first philosopher, astronomer and mathematician of […]

Hypatia of Alexandria the first woman scientist of antiquity

Mihaela Miroiu’s feminist political theory classes opened every year with the screening of the film “Agora”. It is the story of Hypatia of Alexandria, a famous philosopher, astronomer and mathematician in antiquity. It was part of the Alexandria School in the days when this city was one of the most important centers of antiquity. She […]