Proculus Julius

Proculus Julius is related in the legend of Romulus to have informed the sorrowing Roman people, after the strange departure of their king from the world, that Romulus had descended from heaven and appeared to him, bidding him tell the people to honor him in future as a god under the name of Quirinus.



  • Cassius Dio, lvi, 46.
  • Lactantius, i, 15.
  • Livy. The History of Rome i, 16.
  • Ovid. Tristia ii, 499 ff.
  • Smith, William. (1870). Dictionary of Greek and Roman Biography and Mythology. London: Taylor, Walton, and Maberly.

This article incorporates text from Dictionary of Greek and Roman Biography and Mythology (1870) by William Smith, which is in the public domain.