\pɹˈɒkləs], \pɹˈɒkləs], \p_ɹ_ˈɒ_k_l_ə_s]\
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A Greek Neo-Platonic philosopher; born at Constantinople, 412; died there, 485. He wrote hymns and epigrams, some of which have come down to us. He wrote also works on astronomy and mathematics, among them a "Commentary on Euclid", which is extant; and a commentary on Plato's "Dialogues", of which the commentary on "The Republic" has come down to our time.
By Charles Dudley Warner