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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 61,623 page views. His biography is available in 24 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 21 in 2019). Ammonius Hermiae is the 654th most popular philosopher (down from 651st in 2019), the 289th most popular biography from Egypt (down from 282nd in 2019) and the 12th most popular Egyptian Philosopher.

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Among philosophers, Ammonius Hermiae ranks 654 out of 1,081Before him are Johannes Bugenhagen, Peter the Iberian, Pierre Hadot, Johannes Oecolampadius, Shihab al-Din 'Umar al-Suhrawardi, and Zoilus. After him are Antonio Labriola, Hemachandra, Hermann Samuel Reimarus, Gaius Marius Victorinus, Theodor Lipps, and Aristo of Chios.

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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. After him are Emperor Wu of Southern Qi and Shushanik. Among people deceased in 523, Ammonius Hermiae ranks 5Before him are Pope Hormisdas, Thrasamund, Dhu Nuwas, and Euphemia. After him is Muryeong of Baekje.

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Among people born in Egypt, Ammonius Hermiae ranks 289 out of 582Before him are Muhammad Sayyid Tantawy (1928), Shenoute (348), Abdel Hakim Amer (1919), Menkare (-2200), Didymus Chalcenterus (-63), and Neferkaure (-2150). After him are John Tristan, Count of Valois (1250), Djedefhor (-2600), Ibn al-Farid (1181), Ali az-Zahir (1005), Olympiodorus the Younger (495), and Edmond Jabès (1912).


Among philosophers born in Egypt, Ammonius Hermiae ranks 12Before him are Sextus Empiricus (160), Ammonius Saccas (175), John Philoponus (490), Saadia Gaon (882), Dhul-Nun al-Misri (796), and Valentinus (100). After him are Olympiodorus the Younger (495), Isaac Israeli ben Solomon (832), Julius Pollux (200), Ahmad al-Tayyeb (1946), Syrianus (400), and Nasr Abu Zayd (1943).