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Oribasius or Oreibasius (Greek: Ὀρειβάσιος; c. 320 – 403) was a Greek medical writer and the personal physician of the Roman emperor Julian the Apostate. He studied at Alexandria under physician Zeno of Cyprus before joining Julian's retinue. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Oribasius has received more than 44,012 page views. His biography is available in 17 different languages on Wikipedia. Oribasius is the 1,621st most popular writer (down from 1,477th in 2019), the 533rd most popular biography from Turkey (down from 469th in 2019) and the 47th most popular Turkish Writer.

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  • 17

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Among writers, Oribasius ranks 1,621 out of 5,794Before him are Aphrahat, Vicki Baum, Alexander Polyhistor, Giorgio Bassani, Javier Marías, and Dorothy L. Sayers. After him are Ion Creangă, Brian Aldiss, Constantijn Huygens, Li Yu, Alice Walker, and Oswald von Wolkenstein.

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Among people born in 325, Oribasius ranks 5Before him are Constantius Gallus, Procopius, Constantina, and Saint Marcella. After him is Ezana of Axum. Among people deceased in 403, Oribasius ranks 2Before him is Epiphanius of Salamis.

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In Turkey

Among people born in Turkey, Oribasius ranks 533 out of 1,128Before him are Ishpuini of Urartu (-900), Rusa II (-800), Callippus (-370), Bardaisan (154), Barış Manço (1943), and Alexander Polyhistor (-100). After him are Anna Dalassene (1030), Tuncel Kurtiz (1936), Nectarios of Aegina (1846), Dorotheus of Gaza (510), Proclus of Constantinople (310), and Leo II, King of Armenia (1236).

Among WRITERS In Turkey

Among writers born in Turkey, Oribasius ranks 47Before him are Callinus (-680), Mehmet Akif Ersoy (1873), Quintus Smyrnaeus (400), Symeon the Metaphrast (900), Hipponax (-600), and Alexander Polyhistor (-100). After him are Nicander (-250), Petros Markaris (1937), Eustathius of Thessalonica (1101), Adamantios Korais (1748), Symeon the New Theologian (949), and Pir Sultan Abdal (1480).