Proteus (disambiguation)

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Proteus may refer to:

People[edit]

  • DJ Proteus (born 1977), a Finnish hard dance DJ, voted Best Hard Dance DJ in the World years 2004 & 2005
  • Charles Proteus Steinmetz (1865–1923), a German-American mathematician and electrical engineer
  • Peregrinus Proteus (c. 95-165 AD), a Cynic philosopher, from Parium in Mysia

Fictional characters[edit]

Characters in comics[edit]

In mythology[edit]

  • Proteus, a Greek god who is the son of Poseidon
  • Proteus of Egypt, an Egyptian king in a version of the story of Helen of Troy
  • King Proteus, a mythical Greek ruler, featured in the story of Bellerophon

Biology[edit]

Medicine[edit]

  • Proteus syndrome, a very rare congenital disorder known mostly for its most famous sufferer Joseph Merrick (the Elephant Man)
  • Proteus-like syndrome, a condition similar to Proteus syndrome, but with an uncertain etiology

Physics[edit]

Software[edit]

In media[edit]

Films[edit]

Novels[edit]

  • Proteus In The Underworld, a science fiction novel by Charles Sheffield and published in 1995
  • The Proteus Operation, a science fiction novel written by James P. Hogan and published in 1985
  • The unofficial name for the third episode in James Joyce's 1922 novel Ulysses
  • Proteus, a novel by Morris West and published in 1979

Vehicles[edit]

Fictional vehicles[edit]

  • Proteus (submarine), the miniaturized submarine that is injected in a human being's bloodstream in the 1966 movie Fantastic Voyage
  • Proteus, a derelict spacecraft infested with alien spiders in the 1998 film Lost in Space
  • Proteus, a Strategic Cruiser class ship from the MMORPG Eve Online
  • Proteus, a new US Navy warship with a sophisticated cybernetic control system which is taken over by the Mysterons in a Season 2 episode of New Captain Scarlet entitled Proteus

Engines[edit]

Organisations[edit]

  • Proteus-eretes, the largest student rowing club in Delft, The Nederlands
  • Proteus Gowanus, an interdisciplinary gallery and reading room founded in 2005 in Gowanus, Brooklyn, New York, United States
  • Krewe of Proteus, the second oldest parade krewe at New Orleans Mardi Gras

Companies[edit]

  • Proteus Airlines, a French regional airline with its head offices in Saint-Apollinaire, Côte-d'Or, France, near Dijon, and in Saint-Étienne
  • Proteus Industries, an American food ingredient manufacturer specializing in patented, all-natural muscle protein
  • Proteus Research Laboratory, a Spanish research laboratory focusing on information security
  • Studio Proteus, a Japanese manga import, translation and lettering company
  • Proteus, a French biotechnology company working on proteins

Other[edit]

See also[edit]