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      n   called the Elder. ?430--367 b.c., tyrant of Syracuse (405--367), noted for his successful campaigns against Carthage and S Italy  

Dionysius Exiguus  
      n   died ?556 a.d., Scythian monk and scholar, who is believed to have introduced the current method of reckoning dates on the basis of the Christian era  
Dionysius of Halicarnassus  
      n   died ?7 b.c., Greek historian and rhetorician; author of a history of Rome  
Dionysius the Areopagite  
      n   1st century a.d., Greek Christian, thought to have been the first Bishop of Athens: long considered the author of influential theological works actually written c. 500  
   See       Pseudo-Dionysius  
      n   the name given to the unidentified author (c. 500 a.d.) of important theological works formerly attributed to Dionysius the Areopagite  
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