Joannes Zonaras

1074 - 1130

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Joannes or John Zonaras (Greek: Ἰωάννης Ζωναρᾶς Iōánnēs Zōnarâs; fl. c. 1120) was a Byzantine Greek historian, chronicler and theologian who lived in Constantinople. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Joannes Zonaras has received more than 70,836 page views. His biography is available in 36 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 33 in 2019). Joannes Zonaras is the 843rd most popular writer (up from 874th in 2019), the 318th most popular biography from Turkey (up from 326th in 2019) and the 20th most popular Turkish Writer.

Joannes Zonaras is most famous for his history of the Eastern Roman Empire, which he wrote in the 12th century.

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Among writers, Joannes Zonaras ranks 843 out of 5,794Before him are Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, Solomon Northup, Pavel Jozef Šafárik, Theognis of Megara, Patrick White, and Machado de Assis. After him are Salvatore Quasimodo, Sidonius Apollinaris, André Bazin, Aelius Donatus, James Jones, and Rubén Darío.

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Among people born in 1074, Joannes Zonaras ranks 2Before him is Hugues de Payens. After him are Conrad II of Italy, Edgar, King of Scotland, Al-Hafiz, Hugh, Count of Champagne, Gaston IV, Viscount of Béarn, and Constantine Doukas. Among people deceased in 1130, Joannes Zonaras ranks 3Before him are Pope Honorius II and Sigurd the Crusader. After him are Isidore the Laborer, Theresa, Countess of Portugal, Bernard of Chartres, Bohemond II of Antioch, Ibn Tumart, Margaret Fredkulla, Li Tang, Gaston IV, Viscount of Béarn, and Aénor de Châtellerault.

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In Turkey

Among people born in Turkey, Joannes Zonaras ranks 318 out of 1,128Before him are Midhat Pasha (1822), Alexios I of Trebizond (1182), Menua (-900), Tryphon, Respicius, and Nympha (232), Thomas Palaiologos (1409), and Raziye Sultan (null). After him are Apollinaris of Ravenna (101), Fatih Terim (1953), Bülent Ecevit (1925), Cleitus the Black (-370), Ibn Hawqal (943), and Alexander Ypsilantis (1792).

Among WRITERS In Turkey

Among writers born in Turkey, Joannes Zonaras ranks 20Before him are André Chénier (1762), Artemidorus (200), Theodoret (393), Theodore the Studite (759), Zosimus (460), and Publilius Syrus (-100). After him are Ibn Hawqal (943), Gregory of Narek (951), Dio Chrysostom (40), John Malalas (491), Aziz Nesin (1915), and Ahmad Khani (1650).