Zeno of Sidon

150 BC - 75 BC

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Zeno of Sidon (Greek: Ζήνων ὁ Σιδώνιος; c. 150 – c. 75 BC) was a Greek Epicurean philosopher from the Seleucid city of Sidon. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Zeno of Sidon has received more than 50,172 page views. His biography is available in 21 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 20 in 2019). Zeno of Sidon is the 618th most popular philosopher (down from 597th in 2019), the 41st most popular biography from Lebanon (down from 30th in 2019) and the 2nd most popular Lebanese Philosopher.

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Among philosophers, Zeno of Sidon ranks 618 out of 1,089Before him are Eknath, Pierre Charron, Maurice Blondel, Johan Vilhelm Snellman, William Paley, and Roman Ingarden. After him are Ian Stevenson, Dignāga, Ernst Moritz Arndt, Fulbert of Chartres, Zhiyi, and Arete of Cyrene.

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Among people born in 150 BC, Zeno of Sidon ranks 14Before him are Quintus Lutatius Catulus, Artemidorus Ephesius, Mithridates II of Parthia, Huo Guang, Tigranes I, and Seleucus VI Epiphanes. After him are Sextus Julius Caesar, Mithridates IV of Pontus, Marcus Fulvius Flaccus, Antiochus XII Dionysus, Lucius Marcius Philippus, and Artavasdes I of Armenia. Among people deceased in 75 BC, Zeno of Sidon ranks 2Before him is Alexander Polyhistor.

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In Lebanon

Among people born in Lebanon, Zeno of Sidon ranks 41 out of 119Before him are Bechara El Khoury (1890), Omar Karami (1934), Raymond II, Count of Tripoli (1115), Nassim Nicholas Taleb (1960), Marinus of Tyre (100), and Alfonso Jordan (1103). After him are Elias Hrawi (1926), Serj Tankian (1967), Nasrallah Boutros Sfeir (1920), Jurji Zaydan (1861), Maximus of Tyre (200), and Sabah (1927).


Among philosophers born in Lebanon, Zeno of Sidon ranks 2Before him are Porphyry (233). After him are Maximus of Tyre (200), Bahāʾ al-dīn al-ʿĀmilī (1547), and Antoun Saadeh (1904).