DIONYSIUS (dī-ŏnĭsh'i-ŭs). A member of the Areopagus, the Athenian supreme court; mentioned as one of Paul’s converts at Athens (
of corinth) (c.180. Bishop of Corinth. A man of considerable influence, he was credited by Eusebius with seven epistles to various churches. These are of encouragement and admonition, and include an attack on Marcion, the information that Clement's epistle was read in the Corinthian church, and that was the first bishop of Athens.
International Standard Bible Encyclopedia (1915)
One of the few Athenians converted by Paul (