Epiphanius of Salamis

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Epiphanius of Salamis (Greek: Ἐπιφάνιος; c. 310–320 – 403) was the bishop of Salamis, Cyprus, at the end of the 4th century. He is considered a saint and a Church Father by both the Eastern Orthodox and Catholic Churches. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Epiphanius of Salamis has received more than 326,948 page views. His biography is available in 36 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 35 in 2019). Epiphanius of Salamis is the 631st most popular religious figure (down from 577th in 2019), the 88th most popular biography from Israel and the 39th most popular Religious Figure.

Epiphanius of Salamis is most famous for his work in the early fourth century AD. He was a bishop and theologian who wrote the Panarion, which is a work that deals with heresies, or false beliefs.

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Among religious figures, Epiphanius of Salamis ranks 631 out of 2,238Before him are Athenagoras I of Constantinople, Columbanus, Holofernes, Norbert of Xanten, Margot Frank, and Peter Lombard. After him are Isaac Luria, Charles Taze Russell, Pontius Pilate's wife, Isaac of Nineveh, William Tyndale, and Je Tsongkhapa.

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Among people born in 315, Epiphanius of Salamis ranks 2Before him is Hilary of Poitiers. After him are Hannibalianus and Licinius II. Among people deceased in 403, Epiphanius of Salamis ranks 1After him is Oribasius.

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Among people born in Israel, Epiphanius of Salamis ranks 88 out of 430Before him are Ahaziah of Judah (-900), Amaziah of Judah (-802), Ahaziah of Israel (-870), Pope Theodore I (600), Manasseh (-709), and Nicodemus (-50). After him are Isaac Luria (1534), Pontius Pilate's wife (6), Berenice (28), Uri Geller (1946), Isabella II of Jerusalem (1212), and Unas (-2400).


Among religious figures born in Israel, Epiphanius of Salamis ranks 39Before him are Annas (-22), Simeon (null), Rabbi Akiva (50), Penitent thief (-18), Pope Theodore I (600), and Nicodemus (-50). After him are Isaac Luria (1534), Pontius Pilate's wife (6), Zephaniah (-701), James, brother of Jesus (-20), Canaan (null), and Philip the Evangelist (100).