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 a 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 94,179 page views. His biography is available in 29 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 27 in 2019). Bar Hebraeus is the 990th most popular writer (up from 1,063rd in 2019), the 361st most popular biography from Turkey (up from 367th in 2019) and the 27th most popular Turkish Writer.

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

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Among writers, Bar Hebraeus ranks 990 out of 5,794Before him are Sarojini Naidu, Alfred Brehm, Jean de Joinville, Titus Pomponius Atticus, Miroslav Krleža, and Otto of Freising. After him are Charles Nodier, Egill Skallagrímsson, Alexander Ostrovsky, Ernesto Sabato, Pu Songling, and Paulinus of Nola.

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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, 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, William of Moerbeke, Zhenjin, John I, Duke of Brittany, and Abu Yusuf Yaqub ibn Abd al-Haqq.

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In Turkey

Among people born in Turkey, Bar Hebraeus ranks 361 out of 1,128Before him are Philetaerus (-340), Osman Nuri Pasha (1832), Euphemia (289), Ahmad Khani (1650), Zoe Karbonopsina (900), and Aristagoras (-600). After him are Thomas the Slav (800), Licinia Eudoxia (422), Sostratus of Cnidus (-290), Baldwin II, Latin Emperor (1217), Kassia (810), and Agabus (100).

Among WRITERS In Turkey

Among writers born in Turkey, Bar Hebraeus ranks 27Before him are Ibn Hawqal (943), Gregory of Narek (951), Dio Chrysostom (40), John Malalas (491), Aziz Nesin (1915), and Ahmad Khani (1650). After him are Kassia (810), Aristophanes of Byzantium (-257), Zenodotus (-330), Alcman (-611), Aelius Aristides (117), and Yeghishe Charents (1897).