WRITER

Achilles Tatius

200 - 300

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Achilles Tatius (Greek: Ἀχιλλεὺς Τάτιος, Achilleus Tatios) of Alexandria was a Roman-era Greek writer of the 2nd century whose fame is attached to his only surviving work, the ancient Greek novel, or romance, The Adventures of Leucippe and Clitophon. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Achilles Tatius has received more than 46,722 page views. His biography is available in 25 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 24 in 2019). Achilles Tatius is the 1,184th most popular writer (down from 1,079th in 2019), the 197th most popular biography from Egypt (down from 178th in 2019) and the 14th most popular Egyptian Writer.

Achilles Tatius is most famous for his novel Leucippe and Cleitophon, which is an account of a love triangle.

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  • 69.02

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  • 25

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 9.05

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  • 1.72

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among WRITERS

Among writers, Achilles Tatius ranks 1,184 out of 5,794Before him are Michel Tournier, Martha Gellhorn, Tahar Ben Jelloun, Xavier de Maistre, Lin Yutang, and Nikolaus Lenau. After him are Shi Nai'an, Alain-Fournier, Jan Kochanowski, Paul Bourget, Nizar Qabbani, and Chiara Lubich.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 200, Achilles Tatius ranks 25Before him are Xiahou Yuan, Gao Shun, Artabanus IV of Parthia, Yu Jin, Paul of Samosata, and Liu Zhang. After him are Lucius Artorius Castus, Sabellius, Yue Jin, Diogenes of Oenoanda, Vologases VI, and Pacatianus. Among people deceased in 300, Achilles Tatius ranks 4Before him are Diophantus, Saint Christopher, and Meng Huo. After him are Sabellius, Saturnin, Bhāsa, Xenophon of Ephesus, Silbannacus, Marcia Otacilia Severa, Bongsang of Goguryeo, and Minervina.

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In Egypt

Among people born in Egypt, Achilles Tatius ranks 197 out of 520Before him are Sa'id of Egypt (1822), Fuad II of Egypt (1952), Valentinus (100), Al-Maqrizi (1364), Tewfik Pasha (1852), and Abdel Halim Hafez (1929). After him are Ahmed Zewail (1946), Al-Mutawakkil III (1500), Didymus the Blind (313), Osorkon II (-1000), Hussein Kamel of Egypt (1853), and Takelot II (-900).

Among WRITERS In Egypt

Among writers born in Egypt, Achilles Tatius ranks 14Before him are Athenaeus (200), Claudian (370), Pope Dionysius of Alexandria (190), Nonnus (500), Taha Hussein (1889), and Dionysius Thrax (-170). After him are Giuseppe Ungaretti (1888), Anastasius Sinaita (630), Ahmed Shawqi (1868), Ibn al-Farid (1181), Herodas (-300), and Didymus Chalcenterus (-63).