Saint Dionysius the Aeropagite

[painting of Saint Dionysius]Also known as

  • Denis the Aeropagite
  • Dionysius of Athens

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Assessor of the Areopagus. Converted from paganism to Christianity by Saint Paul the Apostle (Acts 17:34). Early writers say he became the first bishop of Athens, Greece, and was martyred. Later writers confused his story with that of Denis of France and others of the name in that period.

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  • “Saint Dionysius the Aeropagite“. Saints.SQPN.com. 10 June 2014. Web. 20 August 2014. <>