Antipater of Sidon

200 BC - 100 BC

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Antipater of Sidon (Greek: Ἀντίπατρος ὁ Σιδώνιος, Antipatros ho Sidonios) was an ancient Greek poet of the second half of the 2nd century BC. Cicero mentions him living at Rome in the time of Crassus and Catullus, and calls him a brilliant epigrammist, sometimes too fond of imitation. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Antipater of Sidon has received more than 163,907 page views. His biography is available in 24 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 22 in 2019). Antipater of Sidon is the 1,369th most popular writer (down from 1,207th in 2019), the 24th most popular biography from Lebanon (down from 17th in 2019) and the 3rd most popular Lebanese Writer.

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Among writers, Antipater of Sidon ranks 1,369 out of 5,794Before him are Ed McBain, Colin Wilson, Don DeLillo, Terpander, Jack Vance, and Friedrich Reinhold Kreutzwald. After him are Mendele Mocher Sforim, Ibn Sirin, Salvian, Pentti Linkola, Thomas Moore, and Léo Taxil.

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Among people born in 200 BC, Antipater of Sidon ranks 16Before him are Eumenes III, Leonidas of Rhodes, Micipsa, Antiochus X Eusebes, Aristobulus I, and Eunus. After him are Quintus Caecilius Metellus Numidicus, Crates of Mallus, Simon Thassi, Phraates II, Mithridates V of Pontus, and Apollonius Molon. Among people deceased in 100 BC, Antipater of Sidon ranks 8Before him are Gaius Claudius Glaber, Wang Zhaojun, Gnaeus Pompeius Trogus, Publilius Syrus, Sosigenes of Alexandria, and Timaeus of Locri. After him are Lucius Appuleius Saturninus, Artemidorus Ephesius, Apollonius Molon, Bocchus I, Commius, and Tigranes III.

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In Lebanon

Among people born in Lebanon, Antipater of Sidon ranks 24 out of 119Before him are Rashid Rida (1865), Sheikh Adi ibn Musafir (1073), Bachir Gemayel (1947), Hassan Nasrallah (1960), Michel Suleiman (1948), and Amine Gemayel (1942). After him are Pamphilus of Caesarea (240), Bechara Boutros al-Rahi (1940), Frumentius (400), Camille Chamoun (1900), Tammam Salam (1945), and Pierre Gemayel (1905).

Among WRITERS In Lebanon

Among writers born in Lebanon, Antipater of Sidon ranks 3Before him are Khalil Gibran (1883) and Amin Maalouf (1949). After him are Jurji Zaydan (1861), Philo of Byblos (64), Mikha'il Na'ima (1889), Said Akl (1911), Elia Abu Madi (1890), Charles Malik (1906), Butrus al-Bustani (1819), Elias Khoury (1948), and Hanan al-Shaykh (1945).