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Proclus was one of the most acccomplished, if not the most accomplished preacher in the post-Chrysostom era in Constantinople, achieving a high level of popularity. Whether we as modern readers can fully appreciate the rhetorically-orientated nature of his preaching or not, the style and contents of his homilies are both impressive and of theological importance respectively. In particular, his homilies are a valuable source for the christological issues of the time, and formed an important basis for the subsequent formulation of the orthodox faith at Chalcedon in 451. Sadly, and in all probability due to Proclus' role as conciliator rather than active participant in the dogmatic disputes of his time, his work has not received the same attention as that of the more prominent players, such as Cyril of Alexandria. In a translation that conveys the highly rhetorical flavour of the original, Jan H. Barkhuizen makes accessible for the first time in English a substantial portion of the corpus, namely the twenty-seven homilies which deal with aspects of the life of Christ. This translation will go a long way towards creating a greater appreciation of Proclus as preacher and exponent of the orthodox faith of his times.