Proclus (disambiguation)


Proclus (disambiguation)

Proclus or Proklos ( _el. Πρόκλος) is the name of several historical figures.

By itself, the name Proclus normally refers to:

* Proclus Diadochus ("Proklos the Successor"), the 5th century Neoplatonist philosopher

Proclus may also refer to:

In history and literary history:

*Archbishop Proclus of Constantinople, a 5th century saint
*Eutychius Proclus, a 2nd century grammarian, tutor of Marcus Aurelius, and possibly author of the "Chrestomathy"
*Proclus (prefect of Constantinople), who lived under the reign of Theodosius the Great in the 4th century
*Proclus Oneirocrites, a soothsayer
*Proclus Mallotes, a Stoic philosopher
*Proclus of Naucratis, a 2nd century teacher of rhetoric
*Proclus (mosaicist), an artist in the time of Augustus
*Larginus Proclus, a 1st century German who narrowly escaped execution by Domitian

In astronomy:
*Proclus (crater), a crater on the moon

The following are correctly called Proculus:

*several Christian saints named Proculus: see Saint Proculus (disambiguation)
*Proculus, the 3rd century Roman usurper

Ancient sources are known to have called the following both Proclus, Proculus, and other variants:

*Proclus (Montanist) or Proculus, a 2nd century adherent of Montanism and founder of the sect called the Procliani
*Proclus of Rhegium or Proculus, a 1st century physician
*Proclus or Proculeius, a hierophant at Laodiceia in Syria


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