Ammonius Hermiae

440 - 523

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Ammonius Hermiae (; Greek: Ἀμμώνιος ὁ Ἑρμείου, translit. Ammōnios ho Hermeiou, lit. "Ammonius, son of Hermias"; c. 435 – between 517 and 526) was a Greek philosopher from Alexandria in the eastern Roman empire during Late Antiquity. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Ammonius Hermiae has received more than 56,271 page views. His biography is available in 21 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 20 in 2019). Ammonius Hermiae is the 651st most popular philosopher (down from 560th in 2019), the 283rd most popular biography from Egypt (up from 485th in 2019) and the 13th most popular Egyptian Philosopher.

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Among philosophers, Ammonius Hermiae ranks 651 out of 1,089Before him are Antonio Rosmini, Franz Xaver von Baader, Maximus of Tyre, William Heard Kilpatrick, Kazimierz Łyszczyński, and Helmuth Plessner. After him are Jean Ziegler, Silvia Federici, Lucien Goldmann, Henry More, Polemon, and Michael J. Sandel.

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Among people born in 440, Ammonius Hermiae ranks 5Before him are Childeric I, Pope Felix III, Euric, and Vakhtang I of Iberia.  Among people deceased in 523, Ammonius Hermiae ranks 5Before him are Pope Hormisdas, Thrasamund, Dhu Nuwas, and Euphemia.

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Among people born in Egypt, Ammonius Hermiae ranks 283 out of 520Before him are Ali az-Zahir (1005), Ahmed Shafik (1941), Herodas (-300), Neferneferure (-1400), Al-Aziz Uthman (1171), and Carpocrates (100). After him are Pentawer (-1173), John Tristan, Count of Valois (1250), Shenoute (348), Didymus Chalcenterus (-63), Barsanuphius (401), and Menkare (-2200).


Among philosophers born in Egypt, Ammonius Hermiae ranks 13Before him are Ammonius Saccas (175), Saadia Gaon (882), John Philoponus (490), Valentinus (100), Dhul-Nun al-Misri (796), and Olympiodorus the Younger (495). After him are Julius Pollux (200), Isaac Israeli ben Solomon (832), Syrianus (400), Ahmad al-Tayyeb (1946), Nasr Abu Zayd (1943), and Thrasyllus of Mendes (-100).