Arctinus of Miletus

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Arctinus of Miletus or Arctinus Milesius (Ancient Greek: Ἀρκτῖνος Μιλήσιος) was a Greek epic poet whose reputation is purely legendary, as none of his works survive. Traditionally dated between 775 BC and 741 BC, he was said to have been a pupil of Homer. His father was Teleus son of Nauteus.Phaenias of Eresus placed him in the 7th century BC and claimed that he was defeated by Lesches of Pyrrha in competition. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Arctinus of Miletus has received more than 32,009 page views. His biography is available in 18 different languages on Wikipedia. Arctinus of Miletus is the 1,929th most popular writer (up from 1,941st in 2019), the 600th most popular biography from Turkey and the 61st most popular Turkish Writer.

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Among writers, Arctinus of Miletus ranks 1,929 out of 5,794Before him are Vizma Belševica, Ludwig Börne, Gabriel Naudé, Konstantin Ushinsky, Edward Bunker, and Margit Sandemo. After him are Edmond Jabès, Phocylides, Anne Golon, Charles Berlitz, Constantine Manasses, and Felice Orsini.

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Among people born in 800 BC, Arctinus of Miletus ranks 30Before him are Rusa I, Shebitku, Rusa II, Ashur-nirari V, Theopompus of Sparta, and Argishti II. After him are Kashta, Takelot III, Mushezib-Marduk, Nabonassar, Rudamun, and Osorkon IV.

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In Turkey

Among people born in Turkey, Arctinus of Miletus ranks 600 out of 1,128Before him are Ariadne (null), Magali Noël (1931), Dani Rodrik (1957), John IV of Constantinople (600), Alyattes of Lydia (-640), and Muhammad Said Ramadan al-Bouti (1929). After him are Phocylides (-560), Constantine Manasses (1130), Bohemond VI of Antioch (1237), Philostorgius (368), Zannanza (-1350), and Nausiphanes (-400).

Among WRITERS In Turkey

Among writers born in Turkey, Arctinus of Miletus ranks 61Before him are Xenophon of Ephesus (101), John of Ephesus (507), Menander Protector (550), Zeki Müren (1931), John Tzetzes (1110), and Muhammad Said Ramadan al-Bouti (1929). After him are Phocylides (-560), Constantine Manasses (1130), Cleitarchus (-400), Adnan Oktar (1956), Marcellinus Comes (450), and Mustafa Balel (1945).