And the goal of contemplation is to attain to the uniformity of Divine contemplation, as Denis the Areopagite says.
This is the ‘ascent to the Nought’ preached by the Areopagite.
Few biblical characters have been so surrounded with a haze of fable as Dionysius the Areopagite.
Dionysius, the Areopagite, wrote that ‘He has set the borders of the nations according to His angels.’
He also translated the works of Dionysius the Areopagite, commented on the Armenian breviary and wrote hymns.
The Dion of the story is Dionysius the Areopagite in his youth, and before his conversion.
Dionysius the Areopagite indeed is not more exact in his calendar of the celestial hierarchy.
Dionysius the Areopagite is, however, generally considered to be the founder of this sect in the fourth century.
Dionysius, the Areopagite, was an Athenian by birth, and educated in all the useful and ornamental literature of Greece.
Saint Denys was a great saint, since there was no doubt of his being in very deed the Areopagite himself.