Arethas of Caesarea

860 - 935

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Arethas of Caesarea (Greek: Ἀρέθας; born c. 860 AD) was Archbishop of Caesarea Mazaca in Cappadocia (modern Kayseri, Turkey) early in the 10th century, and is considered one of the most scholarly theologians of the Greek Orthodox Church. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Arethas of Caesarea has received more than 37,156 page views. His biography is available in 19 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 18 in 2019). Arethas of Caesarea is the 839th most popular philosopher (down from 795th in 2019), the 509th most popular biography from Greece (up from 2,089th in 2019) and the 51st most popular Greek Philosopher.

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Among philosophers, Arethas of Caesarea ranks 839 out of 1,089Before him are John Italus, Syrianus, Gabriel Biel, Hans Albert, František Tomášek, and Favorinus. After him are Sarada Devi, Dietrich von Hildebrand, Pierre Nicole, Philipp Mainländer, Matthias Bel, and Vallabha.

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Among people born in 860, Arethas of Caesarea ranks 8Before him are Pope Sergius III, Robert I of France, Rudaki, Pope Benedict IV, Ludmila of Bohemia, and Theophylact I, Count of Tusculum.  Among people deceased in 935, Arethas of Caesarea ranks 3Before him are Wenceslaus I, Duke of Bohemia and Al-Tahawi. After him are Trpimir II of Croatia and Mardavij.

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Among people born in Greece, Arethas of Caesarea ranks 509 out of 855Before him are Echestratus (null), Georgios Kondylis (1878), Pavlos, Crown Prince of Greece (1967), Hierocles of Alexandria (410), Aristyllus (-400), and Hüseyin Hilmi Pasha (1855). After him are Praxilla (-500), Kostas Karamanlis (1956), Agathonas Iakovidis (1955), Jason of Pherae (-500), Ioannis Kolettis (1773), and Labotas (null).


Among philosophers born in Greece, Arethas of Caesarea ranks 51Before him are Philo of Larissa (-145), Onesicritus (-360), Hecataeus of Abdera (-400), Glaucon (-445), Hermarchus (-325), and Menedemus (-340). After him are George of Trebizond (1395), Asclepigenia (400), and Ion Dragoumis (1878).