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Pseudo-Dionysius British & World English

(6th century ad), the unidentified author of important theological works formerly attributed to Dionysius the Areopagite

Pseudo-Dionysius the Areopagite in Dionysius the Areopagite British & World English

(1st century ad), Greek churchman. His conversion by St Paul is recorded in Acts 17:34 and according to tradition he went on to become the first bishop of Athens. He was later confused with St Denis and with a mystical theologian, Pseudo-Dionysius the Areopagite, who exercised a profound influence on medieval theology