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the tyrant of Syracuse who fought the Carthaginians (430-367 BC)

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11) Dionysios the Areopogite insisted that it is impossible to describe God, because God is ineffable.
Especially memorable are the very Rublevian yet 15th-century Hospitality of Abraham, the emotional dynamics of the 1690 Embrace of St Peter and Paul, and the powerfully demotic work of the early 18th-century Dionysios of Fourna.
The magazine included poems from Dionysios Solomos, Alexandras Ragavis, Ioannis Karasoutsas, Andreas Laskaratos and Achileas Paraschos (Karpozilou 1997).
Indeed, the cult of Dionysios, which flourished in the Swat Valley under the Greco-Bactrians and Kushans, may have been a source of some of the orgiastic elements of the yogini and dakini cults (Bopearachhi 2012).
But director Dionysios Nikolaos Lountzis, who runs DNL Productions which made the film, says the movie is much more than that.
Dionysios Aliprantis, an assistant professor of electrical and computer engineering at Iowa State University, believes they would be.
Take a stroll through nearby Zakynthos town, the island's capital, and stop off for a coffee along the waterfront between pretty Solomos Square and Saint Dionysios church.
These traces of Iranian influence are visible only after the end of the Achaemenid empire, when contacts had been established with the new western power, the Greeks, The presence of Megasthenes as an ambassador of Antiochos I Soter (281-261) at the court of Pataliputra is as well known as that of his successor Daimachos dispatched by Antiochus II Theos (261-246) to Bindusara ([TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII]) and of the rather shadowy Dionysios sometimes supposed to come from Ptolemaic Egypt according to a note by Pliny.
Both journeys began in Athens, with visits to the Acropolis, to the Parthenon, the Theater of Dionysios, and the Temple of Asclepios, as well as to the Agora and museum.
Modern exegetes' controversy over the characteristics of Dionysios the Areopagite's work is well known, whether he was a platonian Christian or a neo-platonian posing as a Christian.
The Liveras family appeared on the Times Rich List 2008, and had more recently set up a successful yacht charter business, led by Andreas' son Dionysios.
Dionysios Komiotis has said officials will be taking a tougher line with drunk and abusive tourists to clean up the island's image.
VIENNA: A Greek clarinet player, Dionysios Grammenos, beat six other finalists to win the Eurovision Young Musician prize in Vienna.
Postdoc Dionysios Vynias, a fiber scientist from the University of Manchester, United Kingdom, has been working closely with Margaret Frey, the Lois and Mel Tukman Assistant Professor of Fiber Science & Apparel Design, and two student interns on developing and testing nanofibers that can be embedded into conventional textiles and used as highly sensitive filters.