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Dionysius Periegetes

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Dionysius Periegetes (Greek: Διονύσιος ὁ Περιηγητής, literally Dionysius the Voyager or Traveller, often Latinized to Dionysius Periegeta), also known as Dionysius of Alexandria or Dionysius the African, was the author of a description of the then-known world in Greek hexameter verse. He is believed to have been from Alexandria and to have lived around the time of Hadrian (r. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Dionysius Periegetes has received more than 49,204 page views. His biography is available in 15 different languages on Wikipedia. Dionysius Periegetes is the 3,229th most popular writer, the 387th most popular biography from Egypt and the 38th most popular Egyptian Writer.

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  • 15

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  • 1.70

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Among writers, Dionysius Periegetes ranks 3,229 out of 5,755Before him are Wallace Stevens, Zülfü Livaneli, Zacharias Werner, Bruce Sterling, Hans Erich Nossack, and Edna St. Vincent Millay. After him are Ferenc Kazinczy, Joseph Görres, Christian Dietrich Grabbe, Ryōtarō Shiba, Charles de Saint-Évremond, and Alexis Piron.

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Among people born in 100, Dionysius Periegetes ranks 70Before him are Junius Rusticus, Eleutherius of Byzantium, Philopappos, Felix of Byzantium, Chariton, and Epaphroditus. After him are Polycarpus II of Byzantium, Marcus Annius Verus, Athenodorus of Byzantium, Sedecion of Byzantium, Remmius Palaemon, and Terentius Maximus. Among people deceased in 200, Dionysius Periegetes ranks 28Before him are Gan Ji, Apollonius Dyscolus, Albinus, Favorinus, Lokaksema, and Chariton. After him is Polemon of Laodicea.

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In Egypt

Among people born in Egypt, Dionysius Periegetes ranks 387 out of 582Before him are Al-Mustakfi I (1285), Kamal Ganzouri (1933), Antonios Naguib (1935), Salama Moussa (1887), Mahmoud Sami el-Baroudi (1838), and Eutychius of Alexandria (877). After him are Thrasyllus of Mendes (-100), Hassan Shehata (1947), Pope Demetrius I of Alexandria (200), Georges Schehadé (1905), Al-Zafir (1133), and Mostafa El-Nahas (1879).

Among WRITERS In Egypt

Among writers born in Egypt, Dionysius Periegetes ranks 38Before him are Abbās al-Aqqād (1889), Bat Ye'or (1933), Mustafa Kamil Pasha (1874), C. S. Forester (1899), Salama Moussa (1887), and Eutychius of Alexandria (877). After him are Georges Schehadé (1905), Doria Shafik (1908), Ammonius of Alexandria (300), Farag Foda (1946), Alaa Al Aswany (1957), and Malak Hifni Nasif (1886).