Aeneas Tacticus

400 BC - 400 BC

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Aeneas Tacticus (Greek: Αἰνείας ὁ Τακτικός; fl. 4th century BC) was one of the earliest Greek writers on the art of war and is credited as the first author to provide a complete guide to securing military communications. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Aeneas Tacticus has received more than 46,070 page views. His biography is available in 16 different languages on Wikipedia. Aeneas Tacticus is the 2,314th most popular writer (up from 2,318th in 2019).

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Among writers, Aeneas Tacticus ranks 2,314 out of 5,794Before him are Elmore Leonard, Piotr Skarga, Kristijonas Donelaitis, Stanisław Przybyszewski, Immanuel Velikovsky, and Erich Mühsam. After him are Gaius Asinius Gallus Saloninus, Nevil Shute, Mak Dizdar, Verrius Flaccus, Samuel Smiles, and Jalil Mammadguluzadeh.

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Among people born in 400 BC, Aeneas Tacticus ranks 59Before him are Apama, Archidamus IV, Hecataeus of Abdera, Crates of Athens, Antimachus, and Agnodice. After him are Lucius Cornelius Scipio Barbatus, Timotheus, Taxiles, Acrotatus II, Meleager, and King Xian of Zhou. Among people deceased in 400 BC, Aeneas Tacticus ranks 21Before him are Perictione, Antalcidas, Cebes, Nausiphanes, Euphranor, and Oxyartes. After him are Li Kui, Erinna, Philip of Opus, Pythias, Gaius Licinius Stolo, and Lagus.

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