Antipater of Tarsus

300 BC - 129 BC

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Antipater of Tarsus (Greek: Ἀντίπατρος ὁ Ταρσεύς; died 130/129 BC) was a Stoic philosopher. He was the pupil and successor of Diogenes of Babylon as leader of the Stoic school, and was the teacher of Panaetius. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Antipater of Tarsus has received more than 60,792 page views. His biography is available in 19 different languages on Wikipedia. Antipater of Tarsus is the 877th most popular philosopher (down from 865th in 2019), the 695th most popular biography from Türkiye (up from 815th in 2019) and the 46th most popular Philosopher.

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Over the past year Antipater of Tarsus has had the most page views in the with 8,212 views, followed by Spanish (1,790), and Italian (996). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Catalan (76.43%), Mirandese (39.38%), and Greek (31.61%)


Among philosophers, Antipater of Tarsus ranks 877 out of 1,267Before him are Rudolf Stammler, Francesco Filelfo, Apollodorus the Epicurean, Anniceris, G. E. M. Anscombe, and Hermogenes of Tarsus. After him are Édouard Le Roy, Donald Davidson, Johann Heinrich Alsted, Monimus, David of Dinant, and Theodoric of Freiberg.

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Among people born in 300 BC, Antipater of Tarsus ranks 49Before him are Hermippus of Smyrna, Quintus Caecilius Metellus, Lucius Cornelius Scipio, Laodice I, Hannibal Gisco, and Marcus Aemilius Lepidus. After him are Xanthippus of Carthage, Ariarathes IV of Cappadocia, Gaius Sulpicius Gallus, Demetrius I of Bactria, Molon, and Eudamidas III. Among people deceased in 129 BC, Antipater of Tarsus ranks 5Before him are Scipio Aemilianus, Carneades, Antiochus VII Sidetes, and Eumenes III.

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In Türkiye

Among people born in Türkiye, Antipater of Tarsus ranks 695 out of 1,347Before him are Theodore Balsamon (1140), Ara Güler (1928), Raymond-Roupen (1199), Fatma Aliye Topuz (1862), Phlegon of Tralles (200), and Hermogenes of Tarsus (200). After him are Muazzez İlmiye Çığ (1914), Zülfü Livaneli (1946), Mehmed Fuad Pasha (1814), John X of Constantinople (1200), Armen Garo (1872), and Metrophanes of Byzantium (300).


Among philosophers born in Türkiye, Antipater of Tarsus ranks 46Before him are Crantor (-400), John Argyropoulos (1415), Albinus (100), Maximus of Ephesus (310), Necip Fazıl Kısakürek (1904), and Hermogenes of Tarsus (200). After him are Nikephoros Blemmydes (1197), Abu al-Hassan al-Amiri (913), Cerinthus (100), Colotes (-320), Zeno of Tarsus (-250), and Critolaus (-200).