Parthenius of Nicaea

1 BC - 14

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Parthenius of Nicaea (Greek: Παρθένιος ὁ Νικαεύς) or Myrlea (Greek: ὁ Μυρλεανός) in Bithynia was a Greek grammarian and poet. According to the Suda, he was the son of Heraclides and Eudora, or according to Hermippus of Berytus, his mother's name was Tetha. He was taken prisoner by Helvius Cinna in the Mithridatic Wars and carried to Rome in 72 BC. He subsequently visited Neapolis, where he taught Greek to Virgil, according to Macrobius. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Parthenius of Nicaea has received more than 40,091 page views. His biography is available in 20 different languages on Wikipedia. Parthenius of Nicaea is the 2,064th most popular writer (down from 1,778th in 2019), the 630th most popular biography from Turkey (down from 542nd in 2019) and the 69th most popular Turkish Writer.

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Among writers, Parthenius of Nicaea ranks 2,064 out of 5,794Before him are Aristeas, Pierre Alexis Ponson du Terrail, William Moulton Marston, Leonora Christina Ulfeldt, John Fletcher, and Bella Akhmadulina. After him are Pjetër Bogdani, Pedro Antonio de Alarcón, Idries Shah, Clark Ashton Smith, Uri Orlev, and Philippe Sollers.

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Among people born in 1 BC, Parthenius of Nicaea ranks 6Before him are Saint Peter, Joel, Abgar V, Onjo of Baekje, and Pothinus. After him are Herod of Chalcis, Lucius Arruntius Camillus Scribonianus, and Gnaeus Cornelius Lentulus Marcellinus. Among people deceased in 14, Parthenius of Nicaea ranks 4Before him are Augustus, Julia the Elder, and Agrippa Postumus. After him are Lucius Aemilius Paullus, Paullus Fabius Maximus, and Marcus Plautius Silvanus.

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In Turkey

Among people born in Turkey, Parthenius of Nicaea ranks 630 out of 1,128Before him are Marcellinus Comes (450), Eunomius of Cyzicus (335), Aesacus (null), Mustafa Balel (1945), Aristeas (-600), and Babylas of Antioch (238). After him are Şenol Güneş (1952), Lucia, Countess of Tripoli (1265), Theon of Smyrna (70), Aulus Licinius Archias (-121), Darío Moreno (1921), and Martina (598).

Among WRITERS In Turkey

Among writers born in Turkey, Parthenius of Nicaea ranks 69Before him are Constantine Manasses (1130), Cleitarchus (-400), Adnan Oktar (1956), Marcellinus Comes (450), Mustafa Balel (1945), and Aristeas (-600). After him are Bion of Smyrna (-300), Bâkî (1526), Sait Faik Abasıyanık (1906), Zabel Yesayan (1878), Theodore Prodromos (1115), and Adalet Ağaoğlu (1929).