Dio Chrysostom

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Dio Chrysostom (; Greek: Δίων Χρυσόστομος Dion Chrysostomos), Dion of Prusa or Dio Cocceianus (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 funny 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 131,191 page views. His biography is available in 29 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 27 in 2019). Dio Chrysostom is the 928th most popular writer (up from 1,021st in 2019), the 345th most popular biography from Turkey (up from 359th in 2019) and the 23rd 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 928 out of 5,794Before him are Irving Stone, Zeami Motokiyo, Fyodor Tyutchev, Jean Giraudoux, Ivan Gundulić, and Emanuel Schikaneder. After him are Ban Gu, Johannes Tauler, Jacques Clément, Alexander Litvinenko, Julian Barnes, and Lafcadio Hearn.

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Among people born in 40, Dio Chrysostom ranks 7Before him are Pope Clement I, Pedanius Dioscorides, Martial, Claudia Octavia, Statius, and Gnaeus Julius Agricola.  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 345 out of 1,128Before him are Deiphobus (null), David of Trebizond (1408), Cornelius Castoriadis (1922), Expeditus (300), Argishti I of Urartu (-827), and Memnon (null). After him are John Malalas (491), Alexander Balas (-150), Athanasius the Athonite (920), Yaqut al-Hamawi (1179), Telipinu (-1600), and Aziz Nesin (1915).

Among WRITERS In Turkey

Among writers born in Turkey, Dio Chrysostom ranks 23Before him are Theodore the Studite (759), Zosimus (460), Publilius Syrus (-100), Joannes Zonaras (1074), Ibn Hawqal (943), and Gregory of Narek (951). After him are John Malalas (491), Aziz Nesin (1915), Ahmad Khani (1650), Bar Hebraeus (1226), Kassia (810), and Aristophanes of Byzantium (-257).