PHILOSOPHER

Hipparchia of Maroneia

350 BC - 300 BC

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Hipparchia of Maroneia (; Greek: Ἱππαρχία ἡ Μαρωνεῖτις; fl. c. 325 BC) was a Cynic philosopher, and wife of Crates of Thebes. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Hipparchia of Maroneia has received more than 125,323 page views. Her biography is available in 31 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 30 in 2019). Hipparchia of Maroneia is the 410th most popular philosopher (down from 398th in 2019), the 241st most popular biography from Greece (down from 228th in 2019) and the 34th most popular Greek Philosopher.

Hipparchia of Maroneia was most famous for her relationship with Crates of Thebes. Hipparchia was a woman who was born into a wealthy family in Maroneia, which is now in modern-day Greece. She became a Cynic philosopher, and she was one of the first women to do so. She was also one of the first women to wear men's clothing. She had a close relationship with Crates of Thebes, and they would often travel together.

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Among PHILOSOPHERS

Among philosophers, Hipparchia of Maroneia ranks 410 out of 1,089Before her are Bartolus de Saxoferrato, Ban Zhao, Willard Van Orman Quine, Stilpo, Leszek Kołakowski, and Carl Gustav Hempel. After her are Charles Taylor, Nelson Goodman, Siger of Brabant, Nicephorus Gregoras, Étienne Gilson, and Lucilio Vanini.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 350 BC, Hipparchia of Maroneia ranks 7Before her are Euclid, Cassander, Demetrius of Phalerum, Bagoas, Alexander II of Macedon, and Perdiccas III of Macedon. After her are Parysatis II, Megasthenes, Timaeus, Archestratus, Cleomenes II, and Dicaearchus. Among people deceased in 300 BC, Hipparchia of Maroneia ranks 6Before her are Lysippos, Diotima of Mantinea, Aristoxenus, Berossus, and Nearchus. After her are Eudemus of Rhodes, Menaechmus, Hegesias of Cyrene, Gaius Duilius, Eurydice of Egypt, and Callippus.

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In Greece

Among people born in Greece, Hipparchia of Maroneia ranks 241 out of 855Before her are Yiannis Ritsos (1909), Princess Sophie of Greece and Denmark (1914), Anaxandridas II (-565), Stilpo (-359), Lycurgus of Athens (-390), and Philostratus (170). After her are Caranus of Macedon (-900), Yanni (1954), Cleisthenes of Sicyon (-701), Katina Paxinou (1900), Princess Alexandra of Greece and Denmark (1870), and Phocion (-402).

Among PHILOSOPHERS In Greece

Among philosophers born in Greece, Hipparchia of Maroneia ranks 34Before her are Andronicus of Rhodes (-100), Euclid of Megara (-435), Crates of Thebes (-365), Timon of Phlius (-320), Cleobulus (-590), and Stilpo (-359). After her are Phaedo of Elis (-401), Plutarch of Athens (350), Eudemus of Rhodes (-370), Zoilus (-400), Anaxarchus (-380), and Aeschines of Sphettus (-430).