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

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Dionysius the Areopagite referred to the divine energies as processions, principles, determinations, and divine volitions, (37) while John of Damascus wrote in this regard of the divine radiance and activity.
Beating the likes of third seed Dionysius Hayom Rumbaka ( World No.
The enigmatic poetics articulated by Proclus is next taken up by Saint Dionysius the Areopagite, whose mystical theology as expressed in The Divine Names held that God is beyond naming at the same time as having innumerable names.
It was another Nottinghamshire artist and writer, D H Lawrence, who yoked Christ to Dionysius, as a way of avoiding what he saw as the negation of humanity in the Christian doctrine of the death and resurrection of Christ.
They were joined by Reverend Riad Jarjour, Presbyterian pastor from Homs, and Bishop Dionysius Jean Kawak, Metropolitan of the Syrian Orthodox Church.
Dionysius the Areopagite, Orthodox Christianity and the failure of environmental history, creation in the liturgies for the feasts of the Theotokos, and natural and supernatural revelation in early Irish and Greek monastic thought.
One deemed to be Dionysius the Areopagite was, I believe, the first to order the eternal night of the universe with angels.
Jakarta: Chinese badminton is once again coming under fire after world number three Du Pengyu's shock loss to unranked Dionysius Hayom Rumbaka at the Indonesia Super Series event.
Debbie Dionysius, Laguna Phuket's assistant vice president of Destination Marketing, said: "The growth of airline services from the GCC countries is particularly exciting for us as we are engaging with both Arab and expatriate holidaymakers in these important markets.
Visitors to Laguna Phuket may also buy their own of villas, townhouses, condominiums and apartments for sale around the resort, Dionysius said.
The starting time for our reckoning of time--the calculation of Jesus' date of birth--goes back to monk Dionysius Exiguus (+c.
The calculation of the beginning of our calendar - based on the birth of Jesus - was made by Dionysius Exiguus, who made a mistake in his calculations by several years.
The "mistake" was made by a sixth century monk known as Dionysius Exiguus or in English Dennis the Small, the 85-year-old pontiff claims in the book 'Jesus of Nazareth: The Infancy Narratives', published on Wednesday, the Telegraph reported.
His six chapters describe (1) the formation of the Pauline corpus, (2) the pseudepigraphic letters (Colossians, Ephesians, 2 Thessalonians, the Pastorals, and the non-canonical 3 Corinthians, Letters to Laodicea and Alexandria, and the correspondence between Paul and Seneca), (3) Paul's influence on the Epistolary tradition in early Christianity (Hebrews, James, 1 and 2 Peter, 1 Clement, Ignatius of Antioch, Polycarp and Dionysius of Corinth), (4) The Narrative Tradition (Acts and different Acta Apostolorum, Apocalypses and the Pseudo-Clementines, (5) Representatives of Anti-Paulinism (Matthew, Hegesippus, etc.
We may be certain that Aristotle was not the only philosopher close at one time to Alexander; earlier Plato had associated himself with Dionysius the Elder, military tyrant of Syracuse.