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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 tells us that Oinopides was the first to show how to let fall a perpendicular to a line from an external point.

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

    Philothea Lydia Maria Child
  • Proclus remarked that the semicircle is the only plane figure that has its center on its perimeter.

    The Teaching of Geometry David Eugene Smith
  • "That you also are not free from human frailties," Proclus continued, undismayed.

    Arachne, Complete Georg Ebers
  • Taylor quotes Proclus as calling it ‘the Demiurgos of everything sensible.’

    Ideas of Good and Evil William Butler Yeats
  • He enters here into more details than Proclus in his epitome of the work.

    The World of Homer Andrew Lang
  • In Alexandria, after his departure from Proclus's banquet, she had desisted from pursuing him.

    Arachne, Complete Georg Ebers
  • Proclus, patriarch of Constantinople, on the Transfiguration.

  • Hc tortuosa linea, This crankled line is of Proclus called Helicoides.

    The Way To Geometry Peter Ramus
  • 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
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Proclus

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