Both Ephialtes and Pericles abridged the power of the Areopagites
, the latter of whom introduced the method of paying those who attended the courts of justice: and thus every one who aimed at being popular proceeded increasing the power of the people to what we now see it.
Spenser describes the Castle of Alma as having lower regions, so, in his ontological hierarchical conception--reminding one of the hierarchical worldview of Pseudo-Dionysus the Areopagite
from which the notion of the great Chain of Being originated--there are several degrees of the decomposition of pure beauty into increasingly stranger realities.
9) MOCT here refers to Dionvsius the Areopagite
, De divinis nominibus 11:5.
It also seems to have led to his being given access to the work of St Denis the Areopagite
and other classical authors:
Among them are the infancy Gospel of Thomas (Syriac), an encomium of Mary Magdalene, the legend of the 30 pieces of silver, the acts of Cornelius the centurion, the epistle of pseudo-Dionysius the Areopagite
to Timothy concerning the deaths of the apostles Peter and Paul, and the Tiburtine Sibyl.
The first chapter of De divinis nominibus of Pseudo-Dionysius the Areopagite
500) who adopted the literary mantle of Dionysius the Areopagite
, convert of St.
58) A few conversions are mentioned: Dionysius the Areopagite
and a woman called Damaris, and others (Acts 17.
He agrees with Dionysius the Areopagite
that God is a personal pre-being (ante on), while he is also the source of all being.
Dionysius the Areopagite
said: The One which is beyond all thought is inconceivable by all thought.
Many could embrace such a definition, but Maguire would still side with Denys the Areopagite
to "leave behind us all our conceptions of the divine.
For them, God is beyond, as described in the writings of Dionysius the Areopagite
, Maximus the Confessor, and others.