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Theophilus of Antioch

140 - 183

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There is also a Theophilus of Alexandria (c. 412 AD).Theophilus (Greek: Θεόφιλος ὁ Ἀντιοχεύς) was Patriarch of Antioch from 169 until 182. He succeeded Eros c. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Theophilus of Antioch has received more than 190,921 page views. His biography is available in 34 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 30 in 2019). Theophilus of Antioch is the 690th most popular religious figure (up from 714th in 2019), the 317th most popular biography from Turkey (up from 331st in 2019) and the 45th most popular Turkish Religious Figure.

Theophilus of Antioch is most famous for being the first to use the term Trinity in his writings.

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Among religious figures, Theophilus of Antioch ranks 690 out of 2,238Before him are Guru Gobind Singh, Paulo Miki, Ibrahim ibn Muhammad, Mirza Ghulam Ahmad, Antipope Ursicinus, and Eusebius of Nicomedia. After him are Maudgalyayana, Pope Shenouda III of Alexandria, Canaan, John Henry Newman, Margaret of Hungary, and Antipope Anacletus II.

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Among people born in 140, Theophilus of Antioch ranks 1After him is Melito of Sardis. Among people deceased in 183, Theophilus of Antioch ranks 1

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Among people born in Turkey, Theophilus of Antioch ranks 317 out of 1,301Before him are Erasmus of Formia (300), Attalus III (-170), Libanius (314), Zosimus (460), Fritigern (400), and Sostratus of Cnidus (-290). After him are Megasthenes (-350), Basiliscus (500), Fatma Sultan (1605), André Chénier (1762), Telipinu (-1600), and Artemidorus (200).


Among religious figures born in Turkey, Theophilus of Antioch ranks 45Before him are Pancras of Rome (289), Basilios Bessarion (1403), Philemon (100), Theodora (815), Lydia of Thyatira (100), and Erasmus of Formia (300). After him are Said Nursî (1877), Evagrius Ponticus (345), Onesimus (1), Nectarios of Aegina (1846), Papias of Hierapolis (70), and Nikephoros I of Constantinople (758).