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Offline tweety234

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why was hypatia put to death?
« on: December 29, 2012, 09:42:52 PM »
why was hypatia sentenced to death?. I saw the movie. She did not do anything extremely evil.
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Re: why was hypatia put to death?
« Reply #1 on: December 29, 2012, 09:45:36 PM »
NVM!
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Re: why was hypatia put to death?
« Reply #2 on: December 29, 2012, 09:50:17 PM »
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Re: why was hypatia put to death?
« Reply #3 on: December 29, 2012, 10:30:45 PM »
I think it means never mind, but I'm not sure.

Regarding Hypatia and the movie Agora, you need to realize that it's just a movie and is not entirely accurate.   :)

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Re: why was hypatia put to death?
« Reply #4 on: December 29, 2012, 11:39:21 PM »
NVM!
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It means I posted something and then thought better of it and edited it :)

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Re: why was hypatia put to death?
« Reply #5 on: December 30, 2012, 10:32:31 AM »
NVM!
meaning?????????????????

It means I posted something and then thought better of it and edited it :)

I know for sure that there was much truth and wisdom in that post before you edited it.
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Re: why was hypatia put to death?
« Reply #6 on: December 30, 2012, 10:41:52 PM »
why was hypatia sentenced to death?. I saw the movie. She did not do anything extremely evil.

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Re: why was hypatia put to death?
« Reply #7 on: December 31, 2012, 03:53:40 AM »
why was hypatia sentenced to death?. I saw the movie. She did not do anything extremely evil.
She wasn't sentenced to death, she was killed by a mob of zealots who hated her perceived alliance with an opposing political figure.

Also, check out the following article:

http://www.johnsanidopoulos.com/2012/11/was-saint-katherine-really-hypatia-of.html

(warning: not for the easily scandalized   ;) )
« Last Edit: December 31, 2012, 03:55:45 AM by NicholasMyra »
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Re: why was hypatia put to death?
« Reply #8 on: December 31, 2012, 12:44:00 PM »
why was hypatia sentenced to death?. I saw the movie. She did not do anything extremely evil.
She wasn't sentenced to death, she was killed by a mob of zealots who hated her perceived alliance with an opposing political figure.

Also, check out the following article:

http://www.johnsanidopoulos.com/2012/11/was-saint-katherine-really-hypatia-of.html

(warning: not for the easily scandalized   ;) )

Thank you for posting the link--it is quite fascinating.

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Re: why was hypatia put to death?
« Reply #9 on: March 16, 2013, 10:17:09 PM »
Nicolas thank you for interesting link on Hypatia/St. Aekaterina.
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