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Proclus
(2,700 words)

(Πρόκλος/Próklos).

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[1] Bishop of Constantinople 434-446

Bishop of Constantinople (434-446). Probably born before 390 in Constantinople, after a thorough schooling, P. occupied a position of trust under bishop Atticus (406-425). In 426, Atticus' successor Sisinnius consecrated him bishop of Cyzicus, but, in face of local opposition, P. was unable to occupy his bishop's chair. Passed over on many occa…

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Rist, Josef (Würzburg) and Saffrey, Henri D. (Paris), “Proclus”, in: Brill’s New Pauly, Antiquity volumes edited by: Hubert Cancik and , Helmuth Schneider, English Edition by: Christine F. Salazar, Classical Tradition volumes edited by: Manfred Landfester, English Edition by: Francis G. Gentry. Consulted online on 04 August 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e1009760>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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