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Dio Chrysostom

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Dio Chrysostom (; Greek: Δίων Χρυσόστομος Dion Chrysostomos), Dion of Prusa or Cocceianus Dio (c. 40 – c. 115 AD), was a Greek orator, writer, philosopher and historian of the Roman Empire in the 1st century AD. Eighty of his Discourses (or Orations; Λόγοι) are extant, as well as a few Letters and a mock essay "In Praise of Hair", as well as a few other fragments. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Dio Chrysostom has received more than 165,617 page views. His biography is available in 33 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 29 in 2019). Dio Chrysostom is the 855th most popular writer (up from 928th in 2019), the 338th most popular biography from Turkey (up from 345th in 2019) and the 20th most popular Turkish Writer.

Dio chrysostom is most famous for his orations, which are speeches that he gave in front of the Roman emperor.

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Among writers, Dio Chrysostom ranks 855 out of 5,755Before him are Cao Xueqin, Ibycus, Rubén Darío, Eleanor Marx, Antoine Galland, and Theodor Fontane. After him are Božena Němcová, Lafcadio Hearn, Walter Lippmann, Clemens Brentano, Anna Seghers, and Achim von Arnim.

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Among people born in 40, Dio Chrysostom ranks 7Before him are Pope Clement I, Pedanius Dioscorides, Martial, Statius, Claudia Octavia, and Gnaeus Julius Agricola. After him is Lucius Licinius Sura. Among people deceased in 120, Dio Chrysostom ranks 2Before him is Tacitus. After him are Nicomachus and Gaius Octavius Tidius Tossianus Lucius Javolenus Priscus.

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In Turkey

Among people born in Turkey, Dio Chrysostom ranks 338 out of 1,301Before him are Theodoret (393), Andronikos IV Palaiologos (1348), Kaya Sultan (1633), Simplicius of Cilicia (490), David of Trebizond (1408), and Bülent Ecevit (1925). After him are Aspar (400), Onesimus (1), Nectarios of Aegina (1846), Papias of Hierapolis (70), Nikephoros I of Constantinople (758), and Alexander Balas (-150).

Among WRITERS In Turkey

Among writers born in Turkey, Dio Chrysostom ranks 20Before him are Zosimus (460), André Chénier (1762), Artemidorus (200), Ibn Hawqal (943), Gregory of Narek (951), and Theodoret (393). After him are Publilius Syrus (-100), Aziz Nesin (1915), Ahmad Khani (1650), Bar Hebraeus (1226), John Malalas (491), and Mimnermus (-670).