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Discover the life of this remarkable woman set against the backdrop of the declining Roman Empire and amongst self-serving, ambitious leaders using the fledgling religion of Christianity to create a power-base of fundamentalists. An important lesson for the modern world and critical to any Rome unit.
Topics covered in this presentation include:
♦ The City of Alexandria
♦ Famous Buildings of Alexandria: Lighthouse, Library, Temple
♦ Hypatia's Early Life
♦ Role of Women in Late Antiquity
♦ Christianity in the Early 5th Century
♦ Struggles Between Secular and Religious Leaders
♦ Death of Hypatia
♦ Religious Extremism taking over Alexandria
There are four links to Youtube in the presentation. The videos total ~ 29 minutes. Youtube links are checked weekly and updated when necessary.
This class takes approximately 90-minutes.
There are handouts for note taking along with reflection questions included with this presentation.