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George of Pisidia

580 - 634

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George of Pisidia (Greek: Γεώργιος Πισίδης, Geōrgios Pisidēs; Latinized as Pisida) was a Byzantine poet, born in Pisidia, who flourished during the 7th century AD. From his poems we learn he was a Pisidian by birth, and a friend of Patriarch Sergius I of Constantinople and the Emperor Heraclius. He was a deacon, guardian of the sacred vessels, referendary, and chartophylax (keeper of the records) of the church of St. Sophia. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of George of Pisidia has received more than 19,944 page views. His biography is available in 24 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 20 in 2019). George of Pisidia is the 2,477th most popular writer (up from 3,156th in 2019), the 754th most popular biography from Turkey (up from 815th in 2019) and the 79th most popular Turkish Writer.

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  • 53.45

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  • 24

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 7.06

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.26

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among writers, George of Pisidia ranks 2,477 out of 5,755Before him are Roberto Calasso, M. Karunanidhi, Chittaranjan Das, Jim Thompson, Ryōkan, and Renée Vivien. After him are Carl Zuckmayer, André Aciman, Olympiodorus of Thebes, Jakub Bart-Ćišinski, Howard Fast, and Christian Fürchtegott Gellert.

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Among people born in 580, George of Pisidia ranks 11Before him are Amr ibn al-As, Theophylact Simocatta, Wei Zheng, Abu Darda, Abd-Allah ibn Jahsh, and Fabia Eudokia.  Among people deceased in 634, George of Pisidia ranks 5Before him are Abu Bakr, Suintila, Abu Dujana, and Modestus of Jerusalem. After him are Illig Qaghan, Cadwallon ap Cadfan, Eanfrith of Bernicia, and Osric of Deira.

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In Turkey

Among people born in Turkey, George of Pisidia ranks 754 out of 1,301Before him are Cerinthus (100), Assaracus (null), John II of Trebizond (1262), Echion (-350), Antony II of Constantinople (829), and Galla (374). After him are Amykos (null), Burak Özçivit (1984), Justinian (525), Bardas Phokas the Younger (940), Ahmet Ertegun (1923), and Halil Kut (1882).

Among WRITERS In Turkey

Among writers born in Turkey, George of Pisidia ranks 79Before him are Dares Phrygius (450), Michael Choniates (1140), Constantine Manasses (1130), Antimachus (-400), Parthenius of Nicaea (-1), and Paul the Silentiary (520). After him are Timotheus of Miletus (-450), Bion of Smyrna (-300), Polemon I of Pontus (-65), Antiochus Kantemir (1708), Ibn Kemal (1468), and Fatma Aliye Topuz (1862).