(c. 410–485)
The last major classical (Greek) philosopher. Proclus was a pupil of Plutarch of Athens. He was a systematic Neoplatonist, whose Elements of Theology, Platonic Theology, and various commentaries, influenced subsequent Christian philosophers such as Dionysius the Pseudo-Areopagite and Eriugena.

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  • Proclus — Lycaeus (February 8, c. 411 ndash; April 17, 485), called The Successor or Diadochos (Greek polytonic|Πρόκλος ὁ Διάδοχος Próklos ho Diádokhos ), was a Greek Neoplatonist philosopher, one of the last major Classical philosophers (see Damascius).… …   Wikipedia

  • PROCLUS — Dans la condition historique qui était la sienne, le génie propre de Proclus a conduit le néo platonisme à ce point d’équilibre qu’on peut appeler classique. Entre la puissance inventive un peu désordonnée de Plotin, qui fonde l’école néo… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Proclus — [prō′kləs, prä′kləs] A.D. 410? 485; Gr. Neoplatonic philosopher, born in Constantinople …   English World dictionary

  • Proclus — Proklos, griechisch Πρόκλος ὁ Διάδοχος, Próklos ho diádochos „Proklos der Nachfolger (Platons)“ (* 7. oder 8. Februar 412[1] in Konstantinopel; † 17. April 485 in Athen) war ein spätantiker griechischer Philosoph und einer der bedeutendsten… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Proclus — Proclos Proclos, en grec ancien Πρόκλος / Próklos (Byzance 8 février 412 Athènes 17 avril 485), surnommé Proclos le Diadoque ((διάδοχος, Successeur [de Platon]), fut un philosophe néo platonicien de l école néoplatonicienne d Athènes. Il est… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Proclus — /proh kleuhs, prok leuhs/, n. A.D. c411 485, Greek philosopher and theologian. * * * ▪ Greek philosopher born c. 410, Constantinople [now Istanbul] died 485, Athens       the last major Greek philosopher. He was influential in helping Neoplatonic …   Universalium

  • PROCLUS — I. PROCLUS Haereticus, discipulus Montani, a Gaio, homine erudito, coram Zephirino Episcopo Romano convictus. Laudatur impense a Tertulliano, qui ab eo Montani deliria hausisse creditur. Euseb. Hist. l. 6. Hieron. de Scr. Eccl. in Gaio. Baronius …   Hofmann J. Lexicon universale

  • Proclus — (d. c. 446)    Saint and Patriarch.    Proclus was known as a famous preacher and he is particularly remembered for giving a sermon on the Theotokos in front of nestorius. He became Patriarch of Constantinople in 434 and was much respected.… …   Who’s Who in Christianity

  • Proclus — biographical name 410? 485 Greek philosopher …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Proclus — See Exact sciences (The) in Hellenistic times: texts and issues, see Greek arithmetic, geometry and harmonics: Thales to Plato, see …   History of philosophy

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