440 BC - 400 BC


For the beetle genus, see Ctesias (beetle).Ctesias (; Ancient Greek: Κτησίας, Ktēsíās, 5th century BC), also known as Ctesias the Cnidian or Ctesias of Cnidus, was a Greek physician and historian from the town of Cnidus in Caria, when Caria was part of the Achaemenid Empire. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Ctesias has received more than 142,779 page views. His biography is available in 39 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 162nd most popular physician.

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    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 39

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 7.65

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.05

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among physicians, Ctesias ranks 161 out of 438Before him are Joseph Calasanz, Andrew Schally, August von Wassermann, Haldan Keffer Hartline, Virginia Apgar, and Fernando J. Corbató. After him are Ernst Gräfenberg, Sebastian Kneipp, Carl Wernicke, Howard Florey, Robin Cook, and Hans Rosling.

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Among people born in 440 BC, Ctesias ranks 2Before him is Thrasybulus. After him are Wu Qi and Andocides. Among people deceased in 400 BC, Ctesias ranks 9Before him are Damocles, Zeuxis, Leochares, Alcamenes, Teos of Egypt, and Phaedo of Elis. After him are Parysatis, Eubulides, Oxyartes, Cephisodotus the Elder, Perictione, and Gan De.

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In Turkey

Among people born in Turkey, Ctesias ranks 381 out of 901Before him are Reşat Nuri Güntekin (1889), Anna Porphyrogenita (963), Kassia (810), Ptolemy Philadelphus (-36), Aristagoras (-600), and Harpalus (-400). After him are Nicomedes IV of Bithynia (-200), Mimnermus (-670), Licinia Eudoxia (422), Artaphernes (-600), Seleucus III Ceraunus (-243), and Simplicius of Cilicia (490).

Among PHYSICIANS In Turkey

Among physicians born in Turkey, Ctesias ranks 7Before him are Galen (129), Basil of Caesarea (329), Nestorius (381), Pedanius Dioscorides (40), Polycarp (69), and Herophilos (-335). After him are Asclepiades of Bithynia (-120) and Soranus of Ephesus (98).

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