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Priscus of Panium (; Greek: Πρίσκος) was a 5th-century Eastern Roman diplomat and Greek historian and rhetorician (or sophist). Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Priscus has received more than 119,566 page views. His biography is available in 34 different languages on Wikipedia. Priscus is the 264th most popular philosopher (up from 301st in 2019), the 254th most popular biography from Turkey (up from 272nd in 2019) and the 19th most popular Turkish Philosopher.

Priscus was a 5th century Roman senator who wrote a history of the Western Roman Empire.

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Among philosophers, Priscus ranks 264 out of 1,089Before him are Raymond Aron, Moritz Schlick, Bruno Bauer, Roger Garaudy, Al-Jahiz, and Shen Kuo. After him are Alain Badiou, Gemistus Pletho, Vladimir Solovyov, Hugh of Saint Victor, Aristoxenus, and Adam of Bremen.

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Among people born in 410, Priscus ranks 2Before him is Pope Gelasius I. After him are Movses Khorenatsi, Hayk, Severinus of Noricum, and Hierocles of Alexandria.

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In Turkey

Among people born in Turkey, Priscus ranks 254 out of 1,128Before him are Xenocrates (-396), Michael V Kalaphates (1015), Theodora (815), Calouste Gulbenkian (1869), Alexander (870), and Fatma Sultan (1500). After him are Gemistus Pletho (1355), Eumenes (-362), Mehmet Ali Ağca (1958), Herophilos (-335), Beyhan Sultan (1497), and Basilios Bessarion (1403).


Among philosophers born in Turkey, Priscus ranks 19Before him are Proclus (412), Apollonius of Tyana (15), Michael Psellos (1018), Arcesilaus (-315), Bias of Priene (-600), and Xenocrates (-396). After him are Gemistus Pletho (1355), Cleanthes (-330), Alexander of Aphrodisias (200), Thrasymachus (-459), Heraclides Ponticus (-385), and Strato of Lampsacus (-335).