Joseph Genesius

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Genesius (Greek: Γενέσιος, Genesios) is the conventional name given to the anonymous Byzantine author of Armenian origin of the tenth century chronicle, On the reign of the emperors. His first name is sometimes given as Joseph, combining him with a "Joseph Genesius" quoted in the preamble to John Skylitzes. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Joseph Genesius has received more than 18,421 page views. His biography is available in 21 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 20 in 2019). Joseph Genesius is the 1,411th most popular religious figure (down from 1,404th in 2019), the 698th most popular biography from Turkey (up from 699th in 2019) and the 100th most popular Religious Figure.

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Among religious figures, Joseph Genesius ranks 1,411 out of 2,238Before him are Gustav Trolle, Hōjō Ujimasa, John Berchmans, Aristarchus of Thessalonica, François de la Chaise, and Daniele Comboni. After him are Luigi De Magistris, Abercius of Hieropolis, Domenico Tardini, Stephen I of Constantinople, Angelo Bagnasco, and Felix of Nola.

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Among people born in 1000, Joseph Genesius ranks 34Before him are Daqiqi, Ali ibn Hammud al-Nasir, Stephen Držislav of Croatia, Adalbert, Duke of Lorraine, Berthold II, Duke of Carinthia, and Herman II, Duke of Swabia. After him are Gottschalk, Adalbert of Hamburg, Rainulf Drengot, Lambert I, Count of Louvain, Sigfrid of Sweden, and Conan I of Rennes. Among people deceased in 1000, Joseph Genesius ranks 11Before him are Zoe Karbonopsina, García Sánchez II of Pamplona, Henry of Speyer, Abu-Mahmud Khojandi, Abū Sahl al-Qūhī, and Bertha of Swabia. After him are Matsyendranatha, Ibn Sahl, Abu Sulayman Sijistani, Þorbjörn Hornklofi, Leo of Tripoli, and Mara Takla Haymanot.

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Among people born in Turkey, Joseph Genesius ranks 698 out of 1,301Before him are Cleitarchus (-400), Kâzım Karabekir (1882), Theodore I Palaiologos (1355), Princess Fahrelnissa Zeid (1901), Thaddeus of Edessa (100), and Sheikh Said (1864). After him are Damat Ferid Pasha (1853), Phlegon of Tralles (200), Stephen I of Constantinople (867), Darío Moreno (1921), Zein Al-Sharaf Talal (1916), and Beren Saat (1984).


Among religious figures born in Turkey, Joseph Genesius ranks 100Before him are Babylas of Antioch (238), Macrina the Younger (324), Dorotheus of Gaza (510), Aulus Licinius Archias (-121), Theodosius the Cenobiarch (424), and Thaddeus of Edessa (100). After him are Stephen I of Constantinople (867), Eutychius of Constantinople (512), Modestus of Jerusalem (537), Michael the Syrian (1126), Antony II of Constantinople (829), and Alypius the Stylite (700).