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Publius Papinius Statius (; c. AD 45 – c. AD 96) was a Roman poet of the 1st century AD. His surviving Latin poetry includes an epic in twelve books, the Thebaid; a collection of occasional poetry, the Silvae; and an unfinished epic, the Achilleid. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Statius has received more than 169,247 page views. His biography is available in 49 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 425th most popular writer.

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  • 66.85

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  • 49

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 8.42

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  • 2.81

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Among writers, Statius ranks 422 out of 4,883Before him are Filippo Tommaso Marinetti, Dante Gabriel Rossetti, Edward Said, Lysias, Nathaniel Hawthorne, and André Maurois. After him are Alfred de Musset, Yunus Emre, Carl Spitteler, Dionysius of Halicarnassus, Osamu Dazai, and Alvin Toffler.

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Among people born in 40, Statius ranks 4Before him are Pope Clement I, Pedanius Dioscorides, and Martial. After him are Claudia Octavia, Gnaeus Julius Agricola, and Dio Chrysostom. Among people deceased in 96, Statius ranks 4Before him are Domitian, Joseph of Arimathea, and Quintilian.

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In Italy

Among people born in Italy, Statius ranks 499 out of 3,282Before him are Elena Cornaro Piscopia (1646), Archduke Charles, Duke of Teschen (1771), Lazzaro Spallanzani (1729), Giuliano de' Medici (1453), Libius Severus (420), and Pope John XI (910). After him are Pope Agapetus I (490), Pope Soter (120), Pope Anastasius II (450), Giovanni Trapattoni (1939), Giuseppe Peano (1858), and Marcello Malpighi (1628).

Among WRITERS In Italy

Among writers born in Italy, Statius ranks 33Before him are Lorenzo Valla (1407), Pietro Aretino (1492), Propertius (-50), Cornelius Nepos (-100), Livius Andronicus (-280), and Ennius (-239). After him are Grazia Deledda (1871), Baldassare Castiglione (1478), Giuseppe Tomasi di Lampedusa (1896), Gabriele D'Annunzio (1863), Giacomo Leopardi (1798), and Joachim of Fiore (1135).

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