Cassius Longinus

213 - 273

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Cassius Longinus (; Greek: Κάσσιος Λογγῖνος; c. 213 – 273 AD), also known as Dionysius Cassius Longinus (Greek: Διονύσιος Κάσσιος Λογγῖνος) or Pseudo-Longinus (Greek: Ψεύδο-Λογγῖνος) was a Greek rhetorician and philosophical critic. Born in either Emesa or Athens, he studied at Alexandria under Ammonius Saccas and Origen the Pagan, and taught for thirty years in Athens, one of his pupils being Porphyry. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Cassius Longinus has received more than 39,414 page views. His biography is available in 25 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 24 in 2019). Cassius Longinus is the 2,189th most popular writer (down from 1,639th in 2019), the 92nd most popular biography from Syria (down from 67th in 2019) and the 13th most popular Writer.

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Among writers, Cassius Longinus ranks 2,189 out of 5,755Before him are Movses Kaghankatvatsi, S. Ansky, Álvaro Mutis, Irvine Welsh, John Edward Williams, and Nima Yooshij. After him are Cleitarchus, Annie M. G. Schmidt, Mak Dizdar, Magnus Felix Ennodius, Yasmina Reza, and Zygmunt Krasiński.

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Among people born in 213, Cassius Longinus ranks 2Before him is Gregory Thaumaturgus.  Among people deceased in 273, Cassius Longinus ranks 4Before him are Saint Valentine, Hormizd I, and Vaballathus.

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In Syria

Among people born in Syria, Cassius Longinus ranks 92 out of 181Before him are Izz ad-Din al-Qassam (1882), Alciphron (200), Soraya Tarzi (1899), Adib Shishakli (1909), Salah Jadid (1926), and Maslama ibn Abd al-Malik (685). After him are Gregory Peter XX Ghabroyan (1934), Ghassan Massoud (1958), Salih Muslim (1951), Mariam al-Asturlabi (950), Mithridates I Callinicus (-200), and Gaius Julius Priscus (250).

Among WRITERS In Syria

Among writers born in Syria, Cassius Longinus ranks 13Before him are Khaled al-Asaad (1932), Usama ibn Munqidh (1095), Abu Tammam (788), Jurji Zaydan (1861), Ahmad ibn Arabshah (1389), and Alciphron (200). After him are John Moschus (550), Buhturi (819), Elia Abu Madi (1890), Ghada al-Samman (1942), Jacob of Edessa (633), and Rafik Schami (1946).