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us: Dionysius, the Areopagite, Saint, active 1st century



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    • us: Areopagita, Dionysius, Saint, active 1st century
    • us: Denis, Saint, active 1st century
    • us: Denys, l'Aréopagite, Saint, active 1st century
    • us: Dionisie, Areopagitul, Saint, active 1st century
    • us: Dionisiĭ, Areopagit, Saint, active 1st century
    • us: Dionysius, Areopagita, Saint, active 1st century
    • us: Dionysius, Saint, active 1st century
    • us: Dionysius, the Areopagite, Saint, 1st cent.
    • us: Ps. Dionysius, Saint, active 1st century
    • us: Sfântul Dionisie, Areopagitul, active 1st century
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    • Dionysius, the Areopagite, Saint, 1st cent.
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    • found: Columbia Encycl., 1959: p. 543 (Dionysius the Areopagite; Saint; 1st cent. Athenian converted by St. Paul; tradition has made him a martyr and first bishop of Athens; he has been confused with St. Denis, 3rd cent. patron of France, 1st bishop of Paris. During the Middle Ages the Athenian Dionysius was revered as the author of certain philos. writings erroneously attributed to him since the 5th c. It is now customary to refer to the author of these writings as Pseudo-Dionysius)
    • found: Brit., 1978: v. 3, p. 560 (Dionysius, the Areopagite; fl. 1st c. A.D.; held to be 1st bishop of Athens. About 500 A.D. some writings forged in his name by a Christian Neoplatonist; author of these referred to as Pseudo-Dionysius)
    • found: Holweck, F.G. Biog. dic. of the saints, 1924: p. 280 (Dionysius the Areopagite; M., Bp. of Athens; converted by St. Paul)
    • found: Dic. of Catholic biog., 1961: p. 332 (Dionysius the Areopagite, St.; 1st cent.; converted by St. Paul (Acts 17:15-34))
    • found: Opera exegetică a Sfântului Maxim Mărturisitorul, 1998: t.p. (... sfinților Dionisie Areopagitul) p. 7 (Sfântul Dionisie Areopagitul, a prominent Athenian philosopher, converted by St. Paul, and baptized by him; celebrated in the Christian calendar on October 3rd; mentioned in Acts 17-18)
    • found: Hē ennoia tou kallous sto Dionysio Areopagitē, theōrētikē prosengisē tēs Vyzantinēs technēs, 2002: p. 179 (Dionysius Areopagita or Ps. Dionysius)
    • found: Écrits dionysiens, 2006: p. 7, etc. (Denys l'Aréopagite; Saint Denis)
    • found: Corpus des Dionysios Areiopagites in der slavischen Übersetzung von Starec Isaija (14. Jahrhundert), 2010-: t.p., v. 1 (Dionisiĭ Areopagit)
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    • 1985-06-21: new
    • 2013-03-13: revised
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