[ proh-koh-pee-uhs, pruh- ]
/ proʊˈkoʊ pi əs, prə- /
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a.d. c490–c562, Greek historian.
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On this day, Justinian’s official historian Procopius wrote, “Rome became subject to the Romans again after a time of 60 years.”Rome Didn't Fall When You Think It Did. Here's Why That Fabricated History Still Matters Today|Edward J. Watts|October 6, 2021|Time
The king now, says Procopius, felt himself to be in a great difficulty.The Heroic Age|H. Munro Chadwick
The intricacy introduced into the question by a passage of Procopius is greater.Opuscula|Robert Gordon Latham
It was at that time that Procopius, who wrote this history, was chosen as his adviser.
In the 6th century it is called by Procopius the chief town of Picenum, Ancona being spoken of as its harbour.
A contemporary historian (Procopius) has raised a glorious monument to the heroic bravery of the Jews of Naples.History of the Jews, Vol. III (of 6)|Heinrich Graetz
British Dictionary definitions for Procopius
/ (prəʊˈkəʊpɪəs) /
?490–?562 ad, Byzantine historian, noted for his account of the wars of Justinian I against the Persians, Vandals, and Ostrogoths
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