Bias of Priene

600 BC - 530 BC

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Bias (; Greek: Βίας ὁ Πριηνεύς; fl. 6th century BC) of Priene was a Greek sage. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Bias of Priene has received more than 98,607 page views. His biography is available in 28 different languages on Wikipedia. Bias of Priene is the 256th most popular philosopher (down from 250th in 2019), the 247th most popular biography from Turkey (down from 236th in 2019) and the 17th most popular Turkish Philosopher.

Priene bias is most famous for the use of the Ionic order. The Ionic order is characterized by the use of a column with a base and capital, which is topped by a lintel. The column is usually made out of stone, but can also be made out of brick or wood.

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Among philosophers, Bias of Priene ranks 256 out of 1,089Before him are Julius Evola, Marsilius of Padua, Otto Weininger, Arcesilaus, Al-Ash'ari, and Speusippus. After him are Xenocrates, Raymond Aron, Moritz Schlick, Bruno Bauer, Roger Garaudy, and Al-Jahiz.

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Among people born in 600 BC, Bias of Priene ranks 21Before him are Pheidippides, Mardonius, Hippasus, Chilon of Sparta, Thespis, and Hippias. After him are Nahum, Cleomenes I, Yaśodharā, Theano, Datis, and Lucius Tarquinius Collatinus. Among people deceased in 530 BC, Bias of Priene ranks 2Before him is Cyrus the Great. After him is Hanno the Navigator.

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In Turkey

Among people born in Turkey, Bias of Priene ranks 247 out of 1,128Before him are Arcesilaus (-315), Cemal Gürsel (1895), Michael IX Palaiologos (1277), Novatian (220), Malhun Hatun (1350), and Isidore of Miletus (442). After him are Xenocrates (-396), Michael V Kalaphates (1015), Theodora (815), Calouste Gulbenkian (1869), Alexander (870), and Fatma Sultan (1500).


Among philosophers born in Turkey, Bias of Priene ranks 17Before him are Posidonius (-135), Anaximenes of Miletus (-585), Proclus (412), Apollonius of Tyana (15), Michael Psellos (1018), and Arcesilaus (-315). After him are Xenocrates (-396), Priscus (410), Gemistus Pletho (1355), Cleanthes (-330), Alexander of Aphrodisias (200), and Thrasymachus (-459).