Dionysius in Easton's Bible Dictionary
the Areopagite, one of Paul's converts at Athens (Acts
Dionysius in Fausset's Bible Dictionary
Converted through Paul at Athens (Acts 17:34), and, by
tradition, its first bishop.
Dionysius in Hitchcock's Bible Names
Dionysius in Naves Topical Bible
A convert of Paul
Dionysius in Smiths Bible Dictionary
(devoted to Dionysus, i.e., Bacchus) the Areop'agite, Ac
17:34 an eminent Athenian, converted to Christianity by the
preaching of St. Paul. (A.D. 52.) He is said to have been
first bishop of Athens. The writings which were once
attributed to him are now confessed to be the production of
some neo-Platonists of the sixth century.
Dionysius in the Bible Encyclopedia - ISBE
di-o-nish'-i-us (Dionusios, surnamed "the Areopagite"): One of
the few Athenians converted by Paul (Acts 17:34). We know
nothing further about him (see AREOPAGUS). According to one
account he was the first bishop of the church at Athens;
according to another he suffered martyrdom in that city under
Domitian. We are even told that he migrated to Rome and was
sent to Paris, where he was beheaded on Montmartre (Mount of
the Martyr). The patron saint of France is Denys; compare the
French "Denys d'Halicarnasse" (Dionysius of Halicarnassus).
The mystical writings which were circulated in the Middle Ages
and are still extant, are pronounced by the best authorities
to be forgeries, and date from a period not earlier than the
J. E. Harry
Dionysius Scripture - Acts 17:34
Howbeit certain men clave unto him, and believed: among the
which [was] Dionysius the Areopagite, and a woman named
Damaris, and others with them.
Dionysius the Areopagite in Wikipedia
(Greek Διονύσιος ὁ Ἀρεοπαγίτης) was a judge of the Areopagus
who, as related in the Acts of the Apostles, (Acts 17:34 ),
was converted to Christianity by the preaching of the Apostle
Paul. According to Dionysius of Corinth, quoted by Eusebius,
this Dionysius then became the second Bishop of Athens...