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Dionysius (4) the Areopagite

Dionysius (4) the Areopagite   Reference library

Andrew William Lintott and Andrew Louth

The Oxford Classical Dictionary (4 ed.)

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2012
Subject:
Classical studies, History
Length:
254 words

an Athenian converted at Athens by St *Paul (Acts 17: 34). Four treatises—The Celestial Hierarchy, The Ecclesiastical Hierarchy...

Dionysios the Areopagite

Dionysios the Areopagite   Reference library

Alexander Kazhdan and Nancy Patterson Ševčenko

The Oxford Dictionary of Byzantium

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2005
Subject:
History, Early history (500 CE to 1500)
Length:
307 words
(Διονύσιος ὁ ᾽Αρεοπαγίτης), 1st-C. saint; feastday 3 Oct. Dionysios was a noble Athenian, a member of the supreme tribunal of the city, who was converted by St. Paul and selected by him as ... More

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