Apollonius of Tyana

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Apollonius of Tyana (Ancient Greek: Ἀπολλώνιος ὁ Τυανεύς; c. 3 BC – c. 97 AD), sometimes also called Apollonios of Tyana, was a Greek Neopythagorean philosopher from the town of Tyana in the Roman province of Cappadocia in Anatolia. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Apollonius of Tyana has received more than 739,357 page views. His biography is available in 38 different languages on Wikipedia. Apollonius of Tyana is the 198th most popular philosopher (down from 188th in 2019), the 173rd most popular biography from Turkey (down from 157th in 2019) and the 14th most popular Turkish Philosopher.

Apollonius of Tyana is most famous for being a philosopher and miracle worker.

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Among philosophers, Apollonius of Tyana ranks 198 out of 1,089Before him are Jean-François Lyotard, Proclus, Diogenes of Apollonia, Nicolas Malebranche, Giorgio Agamben, and Pierre Gassendi. After him are Benjamin Constant, Rudolf Carnap, Moses Mendelssohn, Pseudo-Dionysius the Areopagite, Étienne Bonnot de Condillac, and Solomon ibn Gabirol.

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Among people born in 15, Apollonius of Tyana ranks 4Before him are Jude the Apostle, Vitellius, and Agrippina the Younger. After him are Pomponius Mela, Lollia Paulina, Caratacus, and Publius Ostorius Scapula. Among people deceased in 100, Apollonius of Tyana ranks 18Before him are Caiaphas, Longinus, Herodias, Simon of Cyrene, Barabbas, and Zacchaeus. After him are Dionysius the Areopagite, Saint Sarah, Salome, Pontius Pilate's wife, Pomponius Mela, and Nicodemus.

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Among people born in Turkey, Apollonius of Tyana ranks 173 out of 1,128Before him are John II Komnenos (1087), Theodora Porphyrogenita (984), Pope John VII (650), Abdullah Gül (1950), Michael VII Doukas (1050), and Pope Sabinian (530). After him are Süleyman Demirel (1924), Hecuba (null), Şehzade Cihangir (1531), Gregory Palamas (1296), Justin II (520), and Sabiha Gökçen (1913).


Among philosophers born in Turkey, Apollonius of Tyana ranks 14Before him are Gregory of Nazianzus (329), Ibn Taymiyyah (1263), Chrysippus (-281), Posidonius (-135), Anaximenes of Miletus (-585), and Proclus (412). After him are Michael Psellos (1018), Arcesilaus (-315), Bias of Priene (-600), Xenocrates (-396), Priscus (410), and Gemistus Pletho (1355).