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Zosimos of Panopolis

250 - 251

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Zosimos of Panopolis (Greek: Ζώσιμος ὁ Πανοπολίτης; also known by the Latin name Zosimus Alchemista, i.e. "Zosimus the Alchemist") was a Greco-Egyptian alchemist and Gnostic mystic who lived at the end of the 3rd and beginning of the 4th century AD. He was born in Panopolis (present day Akhmim, in the south of Roman Egypt), and flourished ca. 300. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Zosimos of Panopolis has received more than 264,435 page views. His biography is available in 17 different languages on Wikipedia. Zosimos of Panopolis is the 2,158th most popular writer (down from 1,977th in 2019), the 307th most popular biography from Egypt (down from 285th in 2019) and the 24th most popular Egyptian Writer.

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Among WRITERS

Among writers, Zosimos of Panopolis ranks 2,158 out of 5,794Before him are Giovanni Pascoli, Jean-Baptiste Dubos, Bartolomeo Platina, William Ernest Henley, Taliesin, and Kenneth Grahame. After him are Morris West, Marthe Bibesco, Zabel Yesayan, Modest Ilyich Tchaikovsky, Jovan Jovanović Zmaj, and Joseph Mohr.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 250, Zosimos of Panopolis ranks 27Before him are Donatus Magnus, Regalianus, Saint Chrysogonus, Macrianus Minor, Laelianus, and Valerian II. After him are Macrianus Major, Polyeuctus, Emerentiana, Micheon of Goguryeo, Victorinus of Pettau, and Gaius Julius Priscus. Among people deceased in 251, Zosimos of Panopolis ranks 7Before him are Decius, Sima Yi, Hostilian, Herennius Etruscus, Herennia Etruscilla, and Babylas of Antioch. After him is Gaius Julius Priscus.

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In Egypt

Among people born in Egypt, Zosimos of Panopolis ranks 307 out of 520Before him are Said Halim Pasha (1865), Dina bint Abdul-Hamid (1929), Merneferre Ay (-1650), Amr Moussa (1936), Takelot III (-800), and Tawfiq al-Hakim (1898). After him are Thutmose (-1500), Peire de Montagut (1200), Julius Pollux (200), Nikare (-2200), Al-Musta'li (1076), and Omar Abdel-Rahman (1938).

Among WRITERS In Egypt

Among writers born in Egypt, Zosimos of Panopolis ranks 24Before him are Ibn al-Farid (1181), Herodas (-300), Didymus Chalcenterus (-63), Edmond Jabès (1912), Muhammad Sayyid Tantawy (1928), and Tawfiq al-Hakim (1898). After him are Apollonius Dyscolus (200), Ammonius of Alexandria (300), Rifa'a al-Tahtawi (1801), André Aciman (1951), Olympiodorus of Thebes (301), and Albert Cossery (1913).