dionysius, st.

Dionysius

[dahy-uh-nish-ee-uhs, -nis-, -nish-uhs, -nahy-see-uhs]
noun
1.
("the Elder") 431?–367 b.c, Greek soldier: tyrant of Syracuse 405–367.
2.
Saint, died a.d. 268, pope 259–268.
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Dionysius (ˌdaɪəˈnɪsɪəs)
 
n
called the Elder. ?430--367 bc, tyrant of Syracuse (405--367), noted for his successful campaigns against Carthage and S Italy

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the Areopagite, one of Paul's converts at Athens (Acts 17:34).

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