For Theon and his daughter Hypatia. see
Fabricius, Bibliothec. tom. viii. p. 210, 211. Her article
in the Lexicon of Suidas is curious and original. Hesychius
(Meursii Opera, tom. vii. p. 295, 296) observes, that she was
and an epigram in the Greek Anthology (l. i. c. 76, p. 159, edit. Brodaei) celebrates her knowledge and eloquence. She is honourably mentioned (Epist. 10, 15 16, 33 - 80, 124, 135, 153) by her friend and disciple the philosophic bishop Synesius.