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Bar Hebraeus

1226 - 1286

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Gregory Bar Hebraeus (Classical Syriac: ܓܪܝܓܘܪܝܘܣ ܒܪ ܥܒܪܝܐ, b. 1226 - d. 30 July 1286), known by his Syriac ancestral surname as Bar Ebraya or Bar Ebroyo, and also by a Latinized name Abulpharagius, was an Aramean Maphrian (regional primate) of the Syriac Orthodox Church from 1264 to 1286. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Bar Hebraeus has received more than 114,550 page views. His biography is available in 30 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 29 in 2019). Bar Hebraeus is the 1,026th most popular writer (down from 990th in 2019), the 385th most popular biography from Turkey (down from 361st in 2019) and the 24th most popular Turkish Writer.

Bar Hebraeus is most famous for writing a chronicle of the world from creation to 1284.

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  • 30

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 8.45

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  • 2.22

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Among writers, Bar Hebraeus ranks 1,026 out of 5,755Before him are Tibor Sekelj, Harry Mulisch, Titus Pomponius Atticus, Veronica Franco, James Hadley Chase, and Iris Murdoch. After him are Julien Green, Derek Walcott, Bernhard Schlink, Johannes Valentinus Andreae, Ernst Toller, and Ľudovít Štúr.

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Among people born in 1226, Bar Hebraeus ranks 2Before him is Charles I of Anjou. After him are Guy, Count of Flanders, Ata-Malik Juvayni, Bolesław V the Chaste, Herman VI, Margrave of Baden, Gertrude of Austria, and Blanche of Navarre, Duchess of Brittany. Among people deceased in 1286, Bar Hebraeus ranks 2Before him is Eric V of Denmark. After him are Alexander III of Scotland, Zhenjin, William of Moerbeke, Gurju Khatun, John I, Duke of Brittany, Abu Yusuf Yaqub ibn Abd al-Haqq, Ibn Sa'id al-Maghribi, and Sophia of Denmark.

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In Turkey

Among people born in Turkey, Bar Hebraeus ranks 385 out of 1,301Before him are Tudḫaliya IV (-1300), Apollinaris of Ravenna (101), Ebussuud Efendi (1490), Ayşe Sultan (1605), Nicholas Kanabos (1200), and Şah Sultan (1544). After him are Athanasius the Athonite (920), Anna Porphyrogenita (963), Licinia Eudoxia (422), Antipas of Pergamum (100), Deiphobus (null), and Latife Uşşaki (1898).

Among WRITERS In Turkey

Among writers born in Turkey, Bar Hebraeus ranks 24Before him are Gregory of Narek (951), Theodoret (393), Dio Chrysostom (40), Publilius Syrus (-100), Aziz Nesin (1915), and Ahmad Khani (1650). After him are John Malalas (491), Mimnermus (-670), Alcman (-611), Zenodotus (-330), Kassia (810), and Aristophanes of Byzantium (-257).