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Lysias

445 BC - 380 BC

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Lysias (; Greek: Λυσίας; c. 445 – c. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Lysias has received more than 126,096 page views. His biography is available in 33 different languages on Wikipedia. Lysias is the 453rd most popular writer (down from 419th in 2019), the 119th most popular biography from Greece (down from 102nd in 2019) and the 13th most popular Greek Writer.

Lysias is most famous for his speech "On the Murder of Eratosthenes." This speech is a defense of Eratosthenes, who was accused of murdering his wife.

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  • 130k

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  • 74.82

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  • 33

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 9.68

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 1.92

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among WRITERS

Among writers, Lysias ranks 453 out of 5,794Before him are Comte de Lautréamont, Johannes V. Jensen, William S. Burroughs, Pierre de Marivaux, Henri Barbusse, and Sayyid Qutb. After him are Aleksey Nikolayevich Tolstoy, Louisa May Alcott, Herta Müller, Joris-Karl Huysmans, Harold Pinter, and Tulsidas.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 445 BC, Lysias ranks 2Before him is Antisthenes. After him are Tissaphernes and Glaucon. Among people deceased in 380 BC, Lysias ranks 1After him are Prodicus, Hakor, Agesipolis I, Nepherites II, and Philoxenus of Cythera.

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In Greece

Among people born in Greece, Lysias ranks 119 out of 855Before him are Eleftherios Venizelos (1864), Hippias (-443), Ictinus (-500), Diotima of Mantinea (-450), Creon (null), and Philoctetes (null). After him are Chilon of Sparta (-600), Arion (-700), Cleon (-450), Epimenides (-690), Thespis (-600), and Phryne (-371).

Among WRITERS In Greece

Among writers born in Greece, Lysias ranks 13Before him are Menander (-342), Nikos Kazantzakis (1883), Nâzım Hikmet (1902), Simonides of Ceos (-556), Archilochus (-680), and Phaedrus (-20). After him are Arion (-700), Alcaeus of Mytilene (-620), Tyrtaeus (-700), Longus (110), Demetrius Vikelas (1835), and Periander (-700).