Prokopov (Prokopios)( Greek Christian writer)
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Procopius of Gaza; Prokopios, OK. 465-OK. 568 years. n. e., Greek Christian writer. He studied at Alexandria, one of the most prominent representatives of the rhetorical school in Gaza. Was influenced by Origen. He became the creator of the literary genre known as "kateny". We know it kateny to Vosmiknizhiyu (the first eight books of the Old Testament), the Book of Kings, the Book of Isaiah, Song of Songs. From a rhetorical creativity n. saved messages, description of the cycle of paintings, laudable speech in honor of the emperor Anastasia and various exemplary speech.