Pseudo-Dionysius

[ soo-doh-dahy-uh-nish-ee-uh s, -nis- ]
/ ˈsu doʊˌdaɪ əˈnɪʃ i əs, -ˈnɪs- /

noun

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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Pseudo-Dionysius
/ (ˌsjuːdəʊˌdaɪəˈnɪsɪəs) /

noun

the name given to the unidentified author (c. 500 ad) of important theological works formerly attributed to Dionysius the Areopagite
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