630 BC - 555 BC

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Stesichorus (; Greek: Στησίχορος, Stēsichoros; c. 630 – 555 BC) was a Greek lyric poet. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Stesichorus has received more than 160,991 page views. His biography is available in 32 different languages on Wikipedia. Stesichorus is the 902nd most popular writer (up from 947th in 2019), the 1,020th most popular biography from Italy (up from 1,035th in 2019) and the 72nd most popular Italian Writer.

Stesichorus is most famous for his epic poem, "The Palinode," which is about the Trojan War.

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  • 32

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  • 7.37

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  • 2.43

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Among writers, Stesichorus ranks 902 out of 5,794Before him are Jean Webster, Giambattista Marino, Colmar Freiherr von der Goltz, Alexander Griboyedov, Nicolas Chamfort, and Jussi Adler-Olsen. After him are Bettina von Arnim, Hans Jakob Christoffel von Grimmelshausen, Ahmed Deedat, B. Traven, Karl Harrer, and H. L. Mencken.

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Among people born in 630 BC, Stesichorus ranks 4Before him are Nebuchadnezzar II, Sappho, and Jehoahaz of Judah.  Among people deceased in 555 BC, Stesichorus ranks 1

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In Italy

Among people born in Italy, Stesichorus ranks 1,020 out of 4,088Before him are Francesca Caccini (1587), Cola di Rienzo (1313), Bruttia Crispina (164), Giovanni Battista Martini (1706), Ercole II d'Este, Duke of Ferrara (1508), and Tiberius Gemellus (19). After him are Antonio Negri (1933), Luigi Riva (1944), Franco Columbu (1941), Maria Theresa of Austria (1767), Giovanni Messe (1883), and Arturo Benedetti Michelangeli (1920).

Among WRITERS In Italy

Among writers born in Italy, Stesichorus ranks 72Before him are Quintus Tullius Cicero (-102), Pietro Bembo (1470), Venantius Fortunatus (530), Gaius Lucilius (-180), Rustichello da Pisa (1290), and Giambattista Marino (1569). After him are Veronica Franco (1546), Ibycus (-600), Eugenio Montale (1896), Valerius Maximus (-100), Guido Cavalcanti (1258), and Antonio Tabucchi (1943).