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Sunday, July 11, 2010

The Mean Streets of Old Alexandria

A linked series of posts on the LJ site beginning here: http://m-francis.livejournal.com/159500.html

detailing the life and times of Hypatia of Alexandria, including the looting of the Serapeum by the Arian Patriarch George, the murder of George by the pagans, the Deconstruction of the Serapeum by Inperial Troops, the teachings of Hypatia, the Massacre of the Christians by the Jews, the Expulsion of the Jews, the Attack on the Imperial Prefect, the Murder of Hypatia, the Aftermath, and the Sources. 

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