Agora: the “Reel” vs. the “Real” Hypatia – Part II In Part I of this series, I talked about some of the controversy surrounding this film and dealt with a few of the historical events depicted: the fire-walking Christian, Hypatia’s science and … Continue reading

Agora: the “Reel” vs. the “Real” Hypatia – Part I Finally! The movie Agora starring Rachel Weisz as Hypatia, the Lady Philosopher of Alexandria made it to the US shores. I’ve been following the controversy around this film for several months. Alejandro … Continue reading