Dionysius of Alexandria

Dionysius of Alexandria
biographical name Saint circa 200-circa 265 theologian & bishop of Alexandria (247)

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Dionysius of Alexandria — (d. c. 264)    Bishop and Theologian.    Dionysius was a pupil of origen and became head of the Catechitical School of Alexandria. In 247 he was consecrated Bishop of Alexandria. During the Decian persecution, he had to flee to the Libyan desert… …   Who’s Who in Christianity

  • DIONYSIUS OF ALEXANDRIA —    patriarch from 348, a disciple of Origen, and his most illustrious pupil; a firm but judicious defender of the faith against the heretics of the time, in particular the Sabellians and the Chiliasts; d. 264 …   The Nuttall Encyclopaedia

  • Dionysius of Alexandria, Saint — ( the Great ) A.D. c190 265, patriarch of Alexandria 247? 265?. * * * ▪ Christian theologian also called  Saint Dionysius The Great   born c. 200, Alexandria died c. 265, Alexandria; feast day November 17       bishop of Alexandria, then the most …   Universalium

  • Dionysius of Alexandria, Saint — ( the Great ) A.D. c190 265, patriarch of Alexandria 247? 265? …   Useful english dictionary

  • Pope Dionysius of Alexandria — Martyrs Born late 2nd, early 3rd century Died November 17, 265 …   Wikipedia

  • Faustus, Abibus and Dionysius of Alexandria — (died 250) were Christian martyrs put to death under Decius in 250. Faustus was a priest, Abibus was a deacon, and Dionysius was a lector. They were executed with several others, who include: *Andronicus, a solder *Andropelagia, *Cyriacus, an… …   Wikipedia

  • Dionysius von Alexandria — (auch bekannt als Dionysius der Große; † 264/65) war der bedeutendste Schüler des Origenes und amtierte ab 248 als Bischof von Alexandria. Er gilt neben Cyprian von Karthago als einer der bedeutendsten Bischöfe des 3. Jahrhunderts.… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Of Alexandria — related to Alexandria of Alexandria Ammonius of Alexandria (3rd century AD), a Greek philosopher from Alexandria and one of the founders of Neoplatonism. Appian of Alexandria (c. 95 – c. 165), a Roman historian Athanasius of Alexandria (c. 293 –… …   Wikipedia

  • Diophantus of Alexandria — ▪ Greek mathematician flourished c. AD 250       Greek mathematician, famous for his work in algebra.       What little is known of Diophantus s life is circumstantial. From the appellation “of Alexandria” it seems that he worked in the main… …   Universalium

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