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Arete of Cyrene

400 BC - 340 BC

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Arete of Cyrene (; Greek: Ἀρήτη; fl. 5th–4th century BC) was a Cyrenaic philosopher who lived in Cyrene, Libya. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Arete of Cyrene has received more than 74,881 page views. Her biography is available in 21 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 19 in 2019). Arete of Cyrene is the 584th most popular philosopher (up from 624th in 2019), the 20th most popular biography from Libya (up from 24th in 2019) and the 7th most popular Libyan Philosopher.

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Among philosophers, Arete of Cyrene ranks 584 out of 1,081Before her are Yang Zhu, Thomas Reid, Hans Blumenberg, Narayana Guru, Hermann Lotze, and Dignāga. After her are Diogenes of Babylon, Gongsun Long, Hu Shih, Jean Améry, Zisi, and Eknath.

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Among people born in 400 BC, Arete of Cyrene ranks 32Before her are Chares of Lindos, Nepherites II, Antipater II of Macedon, Eurydice of Egypt, Apama, and Orestes of Macedon. After her are King Nan of Zhou, Sosthenes of Macedon, Cynane, Polemon, Gnaeus Flavius, and Zoilus. Among people deceased in 340 BC, Arete of Cyrene ranks 1After her are Isaeus, Mentor of Rhodes, and Publius Decius Mus.

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In Libya

Among people born in Libya, Arete of Cyrene ranks 20 out of 64Before her are Synesius (370), Berenice II of Egypt (-267), Lorenzo Bandini (1935), Theodorus of Cyrene (-465), Theodorus the Atheist (-340), and Hegesias of Cyrene (-400). After her are Claudio Gentile (1953), Fayez al-Sarraj (1960), Rossana Podestà (1934), Pedubast I (-900), Gaius Fulvius Plautianus (150), and Anniceris (-400).


Among philosophers born in Libya, Arete of Cyrene ranks 7Before her are Arius (256), Aristippus (-434), Carneades (-214), Synesius (370), Theodorus the Atheist (-340), and Hegesias of Cyrene (-400). After her are Anniceris (-400) and Lucius Annaeus Cornutus (10).