[proh-kluh s, prok-luh s]


a.d. c411–485, Greek philosopher and theologian. Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for proclus

Historical Examples of proclus

  • Proclus was covered with confusion, but still seemed half incredulous.


    Lydia Maria Child

  • Proclus affirmed that he had been Nichomachus the Pythagorean.


    Th. Pascal

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

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

  • He enters here into more details than Proclus in his epitome of the work.

British Dictionary definitions for proclus



?410–485 ad, Greek Neo-Platonist philosopher
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