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Procopius of Caesarea (, ; 500 – 554 AD) was a prominent late antique scholar from Palaestina Prima. Accompanying the Roman general Belisarius in the wars of the Emperor Justinian, he became the principal historian of the 6th century, writing the Wars (or Histories), the Buildings of Justinian and the celebrated (and infamous) Secret History. He is commonly held to be the last major historian of the ancient Western world.

Procopius (usurper)

Procopius (c. 325/326 – 27 May 366) was a Roman usurper against Valens, and member of the Constantinian dynasty.

Procopius (gens)

The Procopii (Procopius or Procopia in singular male/female) were a family of Ancient Rome. Among the bearers of the name (not all of which were actually related to the clan) are:

  • Procopius (usurper) (c.325-366), nephew of Emperor Constantine I, a Roman general and usurper emperor
  • Procopius, magister militum, father of Emperor Procopius Anthemius
  • Procopius Anthemius (c.420-472), a Western Roman Emperor;
  • Anthemiolus, son of Procopius Anthemius, Roman general;
  • Marcian, son of Procopius Anthemius, usurper;
  • Procopius Anthemius, son of Procopius Anthemius, Consul;
  • Romulus, son of Procopius Anthemius;
  • Alypia, daughter of Procopius Anthemius, wife of Ricimer.

Other people bearing the name "Procopius":

  • Procopius of Gaza (c.465-528), a Christian rhetorician
  • Procopius of Caesarea (c.500-c.565), an Eastern Roman historian and writer
  • Procopia (9th century), the daughter of Nicephorus I and wife of Michael I Rhangabes

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Procopius (disambiguation)

Procopius may refer to:

  • Procopius (gens), family of the later Roman Empire; or any of its members; in particular:
    • Procopius (usurper) (326 - 366), Roman usurper
    • Procopius (magister militum) (422-424), Roman general, descendent of the usurper and father of the Emperor Anthemius
    • Procopius of Gaza (c.465-528), a Christian rhetorician
    • Procopius of Caesarea (c. 500 - c. 565), historian
  • Saint Procopius (disambiguation), name of several saints
  • Procopius of Constantinople, Ecumenical Patriarch of Constantinople
  • Prokop the Great, a Hussite general, also known as Procopius the Great or Andrew Procopius
  • Procopius (spider), genus of spiders within family Corinnidae
Procopius (magister militum)

Procopius (fl. 420s AD) was a general and politician in the Eastern Roman Empire; he was the father of the Western Roman Emperor Anthemius.

Procopius (spider)

Procopius is a genus of spiders in the family Corinnidae, found in tropical Africa.