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Athenaeus of Naucratis (; Ancient Greek: Ἀθήναιος ὁ Nαυκρατίτης or Nαυκράτιος, Athēnaios Naukratitēs or Naukratios; Latin: Athenaeus Naucratita) was a Greek rhetorician and grammarian, flourishing about the end of the 2nd and beginning of the 3rd century AD. The Suda says only that he lived in the times of Marcus Aurelius, but the contempt with which he speaks of Commodus, who died in 192, shows that he survived that emperor. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Athenaeus has received more than 190,354 page views. His biography is available in 41 different languages on Wikipedia. Athenaeus is the 484th most popular writer (down from 457th in 2019), the 88th most popular biography from Egypt (down from 85th in 2019) and the 8th most popular Egyptian Writer.

Athenaeus is most famous for his Deipnosophistae, a work in which he wrote about the culture of the ancient Greeks.

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Among writers, Athenaeus ranks 484 out of 5,794Before him are Edmondo De Amicis, Anaïs Nin, Enheduanna, Saul Bellow, Samuel Johnson, and Laurence Sterne. After him are Zecharia Sitchin, Sidney Sheldon, Boris Vian, Mary Higgins Clark, Erich Kästner, and Jean Paul.

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Among people born in 200, Athenaeus ranks 12Before him are Saint Cecilia, Pope Cornelius, Pope Pontian, Hua Tuo, Pope Stephen I, and Celsus. After him are Marcus Claudius Tacitus, Wei Yan, Artemidorus, Alexander of Aphrodisias, Claudius Aelianus, and Zhang Jue. Among people deceased in 223, Athenaeus ranks 3Before him are Liu Bei and Pope Callixtus I. After him are Cao Ren, Jia Xu, and Zhou Tai.

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In Egypt

Among people born in Egypt, Athenaeus ranks 88 out of 520Before him are Sayyid Qutb (1906), Teti (-2350), Mohamed Al-Fayed (1929), Pappus of Alexandria (290), Seti II (-1300), and Saint Maurice (250). After him are Mohamed Morsi (1951), Paul of Thebes (227), Mary of Egypt (344), Hassan al-Banna (1906), Al-Hakim bi-Amr Allah (985), and Ramesses VI (-1175).

Among WRITERS In Egypt

Among writers born in Egypt, Athenaeus ranks 8Before him are Appian (95), Constantine P. Cavafy (1863), Filippo Tommaso Marinetti (1876), Apollonius of Rhodes (-295), Lactantius (250), and Sayyid Qutb (1906). After him are Claudian (370), Pope Dionysius of Alexandria (190), Nonnus (500), Taha Hussein (1889), Dionysius Thrax (-170), and Achilles Tatius (200).