Marcus Minucius Felix

110 - 260

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Marcus Minucius Felix (died c. 250 AD in Rome) was one of the earliest of the Latin apologists for Christianity. Nothing is known of his personal history, and even the date at which he wrote can be only approximately ascertained as between AD 150 and 270. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Marcus Minucius Felix has received more than 76,891 page views. His biography is available in 28 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 26 in 2019). Marcus Minucius Felix is the 1,273rd most popular writer (down from 1,029th in 2019), the 44th most popular biography from Algeria (down from 33rd in 2019) and the 7th most popular Algerian Writer.

Marcus Minucius Felix was a Roman writer who is most famous for his Octavius, which is a dialogue between the pagan Caecilius Natalis and the Christian Octavius.

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M. Minucii Felicis Octavius
Pagan and puritan
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Among writers, Marcus Minucius Felix ranks 1,273 out of 7,302Before him are Stobaeus, Yeghishe Charents, Lobsang Rampa, Erskine Caldwell, Edmond François Valentin About, and Hayim Nahman Bialik. After him are Robert Sheckley, Chūya Nakahara, Siegfried Kracauer, Matthias Flacius, Akka Mahadevi, and Jean-Marie Roland de la Platière.

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Among people born in 110, Marcus Minucius Felix ranks 5Before him are Pausanias, Saint Apollonia, Longus, and Justin. After him are Babrius, Cleomedes, and Hegesippus. Among people deceased in 260, Marcus Minucius Felix ranks 5Before him are Valerian, Saloninus, Cao Mao, and Sun Liang. After him are Ingenuus, and Regalianus.

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In Algeria

Among people born in Algeria, Marcus Minucius Felix ranks 44 out of 213Before him are Jean-Claude Brialy (1933), Khaled (1960), Micipsa (-200), Priscian (500), Louis Franchet d'Espèrey (1856), and Mohamed Boudiaf (1919). After him are Liamine Zéroual (1941), Abdelkader Bensalah (1941), Émile Boirac (1851), Marcus Cornelius Fronto (100), Nicole Garcia (1946), and Kusaila (640).

Among WRITERS In Algeria

Among writers born in Algeria, Marcus Minucius Felix ranks 7Before him are Albert Camus (1913), Apuleius (125), Bernard-Henri Lévy (1948), Assia Djebar (1936), Robert Merle (1908), and Hélène Cixous (1937). After him are Kateb Yacine (1929), Mohammed Dib (1920), Isaac Alfasi (1013), Al-Busiri (1213), Mouloud Feraoun (1913), and Ahmed Mohammed al-Maqqari (1578).