Antonio Siconolfi

         Università di Roma La Sapienza                       This female figure from Raphael's fresco School of Athens in Vatican's Borgia
        Department of Mathematics                             apartments is supposed, probably without any grounds, to represent Hypatia
         Istituto Guido Castelnuovo                              of Alexandria personifying Mathematics. The real Hypatia was killed because
         Piazzale Aldo Moro, 5                                     of her ideas by a fanatical Christian sect at the start of 5th Century, she
          00185 Rome (Italy)                                       stands as a symbol of freedom of thought against Power and Dogmatism.

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