Dionysius of Halicarnassus

60 BC - 7 BC

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Dionysius of Halicarnassus (Ancient Greek: Διονύσιος Ἀλεξάνδρου Ἁλικαρνασσεύς, Dionúsios Alexándrou Halikarnasseús, ''Dionysios (son of Alexandros) of Halikarnassos''; c.  60 BC – after 7 BC) was a Greek historian and teacher of rhetoric, who flourished during the reign of Augustus Caesar. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Dionysius of Halicarnassus has received more than 352,486 page views. His biography is available in 43 different languages on Wikipedia. Dionysius of Halicarnassus is the 336th most popular writer (up from 426th in 2019), the 151st most popular biography from Turkey (up from 193rd in 2019) and the 8th most popular Turkish Writer.

Dionysius of Halicarnassus is most famous for his work "Roman Antiquities" which is a history of Rome from the earliest times to the death of Julius Caesar.

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Among writers, Dionysius of Halicarnassus ranks 336 out of 5,794Before him are André Malraux, Truman Capote, Margaret Mitchell, Aulus Cornelius Celsus, Lorenzo Valla, and Erich von Däniken. After him are Constantine P. Cavafy, Arthur Schnitzler, James Fenimore Cooper, Claude Simon, Jo Nesbø, and Raymond Chandler.

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Among people born in 60 BC, Dionysius of Halicarnassus ranks 2Before him is Ptolemy XIV of Egypt.  Among people deceased in 7 BC, Dionysius of Halicarnassus ranks 1After him are Emperor Cheng of Han and Aristobulus IV.

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In Turkey

Among people born in Turkey, Dionysius of Halicarnassus ranks 151 out of 1,128Before him are Anna Komnene (1083), Constantine V (718), Basil II (958), Michael III (840), Mausolus (-410), and Narses (478). After him are Mesrop Mashtots (361), Constantine IV (652), Al-Battani (858), Nabonidus (-555), Posidonius (-135), and Henri Fayol (1841).

Among WRITERS In Turkey

Among writers born in Turkey, Dionysius of Halicarnassus ranks 8Before him are Hesiod (-800), Constantine VII (905), Lucian (120), Orhan Pamuk (1952), Anacreon (-570), and Anna Komnene (1083). After him are Ammianus Marcellinus (330), Yunus Emre (1240), Giorgos Seferis (1900), Novatian (220), Aratus (-315), and André Chénier (1762).