Ancient African Astronomers

Hypatia

Hypatia

Name: Hypatia Date: c. 350–70; murdered 415 Nationality: African [Alexandria] Career: Mathematics, Astronomy, and Philosopher Note: The highly public nature of Hypatia’s career was consistent with the African tradition of Kemetic women Articles: Clarke, John Henrik. “The Black Woman in History,” Black World/Negro Digest, February 1975, Vol. XXVI, No.4, pp. 20-21.  Books: Akyeampong, Emmanuel Kwaku, and Henry Louis Gates. 2012. Dictionary of […]

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