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310 BC - 240 BC

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Posidippus of Pella (Ancient Greek: Ποσείδιππος Poseidippos; c. 310 – c. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Posidippus has received more than 17,228 page views. His biography is available in 16 different languages on Wikipedia. Posidippus is the 2,499th most popular writer (down from 2,244th in 2019), the 472nd most popular biography from Greece (down from 437th in 2019) and the 56th most popular Greek Writer.

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  • 53.37

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 16

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 7.59

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 1.37

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among writers, Posidippus ranks 2,499 out of 5,755Before him are Cyprian Norwid, Branislaw Tarashkyevich, Petrus Comestor, André Frossard, John Zerzan, and Juan de Valdés. After him are Benoît de Sainte-Maure, Jonas Jonasson, Emma Jung, William Peter Blatty, Taisen Deshimaru, and Francisco Ayala.

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Among people born in 310 BC, Posidippus ranks 3Before him are Callimachus and Gnaeus Cornelius Scipio Asina.  Among people deceased in 240 BC, Posidippus ranks 6Before him are Euclid, Callimachus, Arcesilaus, Aratus, and Zou Yan.

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In Greece

Among people born in Greece, Posidippus ranks 472 out of 936Before him are George of Trebizond (1395), Georgios Tsolakoglou (1886), Theodoros Pangalos (1878), Glaucias of Taulantii (-335), Damaskinos of Athens (1891), and Archidamus IV (-400). After him are Metrodorus of Chios (-500), Patrona Halil (1690), Neferkara I (-2780), Panagiotis Pikrammenos (1945), Peter the Patrician (500), and Eurycratides (-600).

Among WRITERS In Greece

Among writers born in Greece, Posidippus ranks 56Before him are Erinna (-400), Asclepiades of Samos (-320), Victorinus of Pettau (250), Antigonus of Carystus (-290), Theodorus Gaza (1398), and Dionysios Solomos (1798). After him are Praxilla (-500), Philitas of Cos (-400), Phrynichus (-535), Anyte of Tegea (-290), Kostis Palamas (1859), and Eumelus of Corinth (-800).