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Proclus

[proh-kluh s, prok-luh s] /ˈproʊ kləs, ˈprɒk ləs/
noun
1.
a.d. c411–485, Greek philosopher and theologian.
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  • Proclus was covered with confusion, but still seemed half incredulous.

    Philothea Lydia Maria Child
  • Proclus affirmed that he had been Nichomachus the Pythagorean.

    Reincarnation Th. Pascal
  • In Alexandria, after his departure from Proclus's banquet, she had desisted from pursuing him.

    Arachne, Complete Georg Ebers
  • "That you also are not free from human frailties," Proclus continued, undismayed.

    Arachne, Complete Georg Ebers
  • He enters here into more details than Proclus in his epitome of the work.

    The World of Homer

    Andrew Lang
  • Proclus attributes the discovery of this proposition to Thales.

    The Teaching of Geometry David Eugene Smith
  • The proposition is not in Euclid, but is given by Proclus in the fifth century.

    The Teaching of Geometry David Eugene Smith
  • Proclus, patriarch of Constantinople, on the Transfiguration.

  • Artaphernes sent to Proclus four noble horses and a Bactrian camel, together with seven minæ as a portion for Zoila.

    Philothea Lydia Maria Child
  • Proclus appeared to be on the most familiar terms with Althea, and to meet him with the Thracian now seemed impossible.

    Arachne, Complete Georg Ebers
British Dictionary definitions for Proclus

Proclus

/ˈprəʊkləs; ˈprɒk-/
noun
1.
?410–485 ad, Greek Neo-Platonist philosopher
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