Duris of Samos

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Duris of Samos (or Douris) (Greek: Δοῦρις ὁ Σάμιος; c. 350 BC – after 281 BC) was a Greek historian and was at some period tyrant of Samos. Duris was the author of a narrative history of events in Greece and Macedonia from 371 BC to 281 BC, which has been lost. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Duris of Samos has received more than 37,003 page views. His biography is available in 16 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 15 in 2019). Duris of Samos is the 2,849th most popular writer (down from 2,624th in 2019), the 2,436th most popular biography from Italy and the 167th most popular Italian Writer.

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Among writers, Duris of Samos ranks 2,849 out of 5,794Before him are Spencer Johnson, Ramdhari Singh Dinkar, Abdullah Abdul Kadir, Walter Hasenclever, Karel Havlíček Borovský, and Elizabeth von Arnim. After him are William Auld, Kjell Askildsen, Niccolò Tommaseo, Robert Harris, Juliette Adam, and Tiziano Terzani.

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Among people born in 340 BC, Duris of Samos ranks 8Before him are Appius Claudius Caecus, Berenice I of Egypt, Philetaerus, Philochorus, Theodorus the Atheist, and Menedemus.

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In Italy

Among people born in Italy, Duris of Samos ranks 2,436 out of 4,088Before him are Aristotele Fioravanti (1415), Amedeo Amadei (1921), Octavia the Elder (-100), Marietta Alboni (1823), Marcantonio Memmo (1536), and Luigi Poggi (1917). After him are Ciro Immobile (1990), Archduke Ferdinand Karl Viktor of Austria-Este (1821), Marino Grimani (1532), Elia Dalla Costa (1872), Emma Bonino (1948), and Proculus (300).

Among WRITERS In Italy

Among writers born in Italy, Duris of Samos ranks 167Before him are Prince Michael of Greece and Denmark (1939), Silvio Pellico (1789), Apostolo Zeno (1668), Ada Negri (1870), Valerio Massimo Manfredi (1942), and Giuseppe Giacosa (1847). After him are Tiziano Terzani (1938), Marco Foscarini (1696), Julius Obsequens (400), Alda Merini (1931), Antonio Beccadelli (1394), and Antonio Ghislanzoni (1824).