The city of Tanis is relatively unknown, though it yielded one of Egypt's greatest archaeological discoveries ever found. Once the capital of all Egypt, Tanis's Royal tombs have yielded artifacts that rival the treasures of King Tut.
Hypatia of Alexandria was one of the ancient world’s most brilliant female philosophers. She was especially gifted at mathematics, and she taught a number of prominent dignitaries from across the Roman Empire. But Hypatia lived at a time when the Church was growing in power, and before long she was the target of a band of Christian militants. An important and prominent figure in her community, Hypatia was soon involved in a dark conflict between the ambitious Christian bishop.