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Avianus (or possibly Avienus; c. AD 400) a Latin writer of fables, identified as a pagan.The 42 fables which bear his name are dedicated to a certain Theodosius, whose learning is spoken of in most flattering terms. He may possibly be Macrobius Ambrosius Theodosius, the author of Saturnalia; some think he may be the emperor of that name. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Avianus has received more than 30,267 page views. His biography is available in 19 different languages on Wikipedia. Avianus is the 1,508th most popular writer (up from 1,564th in 2019).

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  • 30k

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  • 67.44

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  • 19

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 8.85

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 1.30

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among writers, Avianus ranks 1,508 out of 5,794Before him are John Webster, David Grossman, Robert Wilson, Patricia Cornwell, Jakob Michael Reinhold Lenz, and Dominique Venner. After him are Joseph Joubert, Alexander Grin, Salawat Yulayev, Donald E. Westlake, René Char, and Marilyn vos Savant.

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Among people born in 400, Avianus ranks 30Before him are Sozomen, Gunther, Priscus Attalus, Frumentius, Meletius of Antioch, and Quintus Smyrnaeus. After him are Vincent of Lérins, Gjúki, Charaton, Julius Firmicus Maternus, Gaius Julius Solinus, and Pelagia. Among people deceased in 401, Avianus ranks 4Before him are Pope Anastasius I, Priscus Attalus, and Stobaeus. After him are Gainas, Olympiodorus of Thebes, and Marcia Euphemia.

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