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Epicharmus of Kos

524 BC - 435 BC

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Epicharmus of Kos or Epicharmus Comicus or Epicharmus Comicus Syracusanus (Greek: Ἐπίχαρμος ὁ Κῷος), thought to have lived between c. 550 and c. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Epicharmus of Kos has received more than 58,380 page views. His biography is available in 30 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 29 in 2019). Epicharmus of Kos is the 732nd most popular writer (down from 731st in 2019), the 884th most popular biography from Italy (down from 177th in 2019) and the 60th most popular Italian Writer.

Epicharmus of Kos is most famous for his work The Comedies, which are a series of short, satirical plays. Epicharmus was a comic poet and a rival of Aristophanes.

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  • 30

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  • 1.71

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Among writers, Epicharmus of Kos ranks 732 out of 5,755Before him are Kang Youwei, Tatian, Antonio Machado, Raymond Carver, Julius Fučík, and Alexander Griboyedov. After him are A. J. Cronin, Marie Mancini, Alexander Litvinenko, Kōbō Abe, Mary Higgins Clark, and Aubrey Beardsley.

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Among people born in 524 BC, Epicharmus of Kos ranks 2Before him is Themistocles.  Among people deceased in 435 BC, Epicharmus of Kos ranks 1After him is Zengzi.

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In Italy

Among people born in Italy, Epicharmus of Kos ranks 884 out of 4,668Before him are Giovanni Gentile (1875), Tiberius Claudius Nero (-85), Prince Napoléon Bonaparte (1822), Il Sodoma (1477), Giovanni Pisano (1248), and Roberto Mancini (1964). After him are Marie Mancini (1639), Ladislaus of Naples (1377), Silas (1), Fulvia (-77), Faustina the Elder (105), and Giorgio Parisi (1948).

Among WRITERS In Italy

Among writers born in Italy, Epicharmus of Kos ranks 60Before him are Carlo Gozzi (1720), Curzio Malaparte (1898), Andrea Camilleri (1925), Giosuè Carducci (1835), Giambattista Basile (1566), and Pietro Bembo (1470). After him are Marie Mancini (1639), Natalia Ginzburg (1916), Venantius Fortunatus (530), Cesare Pavese (1908), Italo Svevo (1861), and Arrigo Boito (1842).