Definition of Dionysius the Areopagite in English:

Dionysius the Areopagite

proper noun

  • (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.

Pronunciation

Dionysius the Areopagite

/ˌdīəˌnisēəs T͟Hē eriˈäpəɡīt/ /ˌdaɪəˌnɪsiəs ði erɪˈɑpəɡaɪt/ /T͟H(ə)/ /ð(ə)/ /T͟Hē ˌeriˈäpəˌɡīt/ /ði ˌɛrɪˈɑpəˌɡaɪt/