biographical name 6th century Byzantine historian

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  • Procopĭus — Procopĭus, 1) s. Prokopios. 2) Sohn Johanns von Luxemburg, erbte nach seines Vaters Tode (1375) Mähren gemeinschaftlich mit seinem ältesten Bruder Jodocus u. st. 1405, s. Mähren (Gesch.). 3) Andreas (P. Holy [P. rasus, der Geschorene]), weil er… …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Procopĭus — Procopĭus, s. Prokopios …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Procopius — [prō kō′pē əs] 6th cent. A.D.; Byzantine historian …   English World dictionary

  • Procopius — This article is about the historian and author of the Anecdota . For other uses, see Procopius (disambiguation). Procopius of Caesarea Born c. AD 500 Caesarea, Palestine Died c. AD 565 Occupation Barrister and legal adviser …   Wikipedia

  • Procopius — Procopius …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Procopius — (c. 490/507 c. 560)    Author of the most important histories of the reign of Justinian and Theodora, Procopius was an eyewitness and participant in the events he describes. Although he was also the author of official histories of Justinian s… …   Encyclopedia of Barbarian Europe

  • PROCOPIUS — I. PROCOPIUS Cilix, tyrannus Constantinopolitanus, insurgens contra Valentinianum et Valentem Principem, purpuram Constantinopoli sumpsit, A. C. 364. Tam initiô felix, ut Valentem ad incitas redigeret. Annô post apud Natoliam Phrygiae civitatem… …   Hofmann J. Lexicon universale

  • Procopius — Prokop bzw. Prokopios (griechisch) oder Procopius (lateinisch) ist der Name folgender Personen: Prokopios von Caesarea, spätantiker Historiker im 6. Jahrhundert Prokopios von Gaza (* um 465; † 528), oströmischer Sophist und Rhetoriker Procopius,… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Procopius — /proh koh pee euhs, preuh /, n. A.D. c490 c562, Greek historian. * * * born probably between 490 and 507, Caesarea, Palestine Byzantine historian. He advised Belisarius on his first Persian campaign (527–531) and fought the Vandals in Africa… …   Universalium

  • PROCOPIUS —    a Greek historian, born at Cæsarea, the secretary of Belisarius, and author of a History of the Wars of Justinian, which is still the chief authority for the events of his reign; d. 565 …   The Nuttall Encyclopaedia

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