[soo-doh-dahy-uh-nish-ee-uh s, -nis-]
- flourished c4th or 5th century a.d., author of a number of mystical works: identified, during the Middle Ages, with Dionysius the Areopagite.
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He was a translator of the works of Pseudo-Dionysius, for he knew Greek.The Mediaeval Mind (Volume I of II)
Henry Osborn Taylor
Out of this vast spiritual conglomerate, Pseudo-Dionysius formed his system.
Pseudo-Dionysius had lofty thoughts of the sublime transcendence of the ultimate divine Source.
In addition to this, literary and theological studies were pursued, and the mysticism of pseudo-Dionysius was cultivated.
- the name given to the unidentified author (c. 500 ad) of important theological works formerly attributed to Dionysius the Areopagite
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