"The mathematician and philosopher Hypatia of Alexandria was the daughter of the mathematician Theon Alexandricus (ca. the last librarian of the Library of Alexandria. Around AD she became head of the Platonist school at Alexandria.
Hypatia was a brilliant philosopher and mathematician, head of the Platonist School at Alexandria in the century. She is portrayed here by actress Rachel Weisz in the movie 'AGORA', trying to save scrolls from being destroyed by a Christian mob.