John Climacus

579 - 649

John Climacus

John Climacus (Greek: Ἰωάννης τῆς Κλίμακος; Latin: Ioannes Climacus), also known as John of the Ladder, John Scholasticus and John Sinaites, was a 6th-7th-century Christian monk at the monastery on Mount Sinai. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of John Climacus has received more than 134,513 page views. His biography is available in 31 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 390th most popular religious figure.

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  • 31

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  • 1.93

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Among religious figures, John Climacus ranks 391 out of 2,001Before him are Gad, Pope John VI, Pope Marcellus I, Alphonsus Liguori, Gregory Palamas, and Theodore of Amasea. After him are Pope John IX, Pope Stephen II, Michael I Cerularius, Pope John XV, Mahavira, and Muhammad al-Mahdi.

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Among people born in 579, John Climacus ranks 1 Among people deceased in 649, John Climacus ranks 2Before him is Emperor Taizong of Tang. After him is Pope Theodore I.

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In Syria

Among people born in Syria, John Climacus ranks 11 out of 124Before him are Yazid I (647), Pope Anicetus (70), Abd al-Rahman I (731), Apollodorus of Damascus (50), Pope Gregory III (700), and Nur ad-Din (1116). After him are Bashar al-Assad (1965), Pope Constantine (664), Pope Sisinnius (650), Julia Domna (160), Imad ad-Din Zengi (1087), and Marwan II (688).