Apollodorus of Damascus

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Apollodorus of Damascus

Apollodorus of Damascus was a Nabatean architect and engineer from Damascus, Roman Syria, who flourished during the 2nd century AD. As an engineer he authored several technical treatises, and his massive architectural output gained him immense popularity during his time. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Apollodorus of Damascus has received more than 158,481 page views. His biography is available in 41 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 28th most popular architect.

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Among architects, Apollodorus of Damascus ranks 28 out of 361Before him are Eugène Viollet-le-Duc, Georges-Eugène Haussmann, Otto Wagner, Renzo Piano, Frank Gehry, and Adolf Loos. After him are Victor Horta, Friedensreich Hundertwasser, Henry van de Velde, Jørn Utzon, Tadao Ando, and Karl Friedrich Schinkel.

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Among people born in 50, Apollodorus of Damascus ranks 4Before him are Judas Iscariot, Epictetus, and Juvenal. After him are Simon bar Kokhba, Simon Magus, Salome, Rabbi Akiva, Gaius Calpurnius Piso, Osroes I, Pacorus II, and Domitilla the Elder. Among people deceased in 130, Apollodorus of Damascus ranks 2Before him is Antinous. After him are Emperor Keikō, Marinus of Tyre, and Publius Juventius Celsus.

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In Syria

Among people born in Syria, Apollodorus of Damascus ranks 8 out of 124Before him are Hafez al-Assad (1930), Zenobia (240), Philip the Arab (204), Yazid I (647), Pope Anicetus (70), and Abd al-Rahman I (731). After him are Pope Gregory III (700), Nur ad-Din (1116), John Climacus (579), Bashar al-Assad (1965), Pope Constantine (664), and Pope Sisinnius (650).


Among architects born in Syria, Apollodorus of Damascus ranks 1

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