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Aulus Cornelius Celsus

25 BC - 50

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Aulus Cornelius Celsus (c. 25 BC – c. 50 AD) was a Roman encyclopaedist, known for his extant medical work, De Medicina, which is believed to be the only surviving section of a much larger encyclopedia. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Aulus Cornelius Celsus has received more than 243,406 page views. His biography is available in 38 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 36 in 2019). Aulus Cornelius Celsus is the 348th most popular writer (down from 333rd in 2019).

Aulus Cornelius Celsus is most famous for his work De Medicina, which is the oldest surviving text on medical science. He was a Roman encyclopedist who wrote on many subjects, but his work on medicine is the most well-known.

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Among writers, Aulus Cornelius Celsus ranks 348 out of 5,755Before him are Appian, Friedrich Schlegel, O. Henry, Jorge Amado, Wilhelm Grimm, and Johannes V. Jensen. After him are Paul Éluard, James Fenimore Cooper, Truman Capote, John Keats, Max Brod, and Nâzım Hikmet.

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Among people born in 25 BC, Aulus Cornelius Celsus ranks 2Before him is Saint Veronica. After him are Marcus Gavius Apicius and Vonones II. Among people deceased in 50, Aulus Cornelius Celsus ranks 1After him are Phaedrus, Abgar V, Marcus Manilius, and Thaddeus of Edessa.

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