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- adjective Relating to the
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The possession of the Areopagitic writings (since 827 in Saint-Denis) strengthened his conviction of this truth.
St. Dionysius the Areopagite, and with the Pseudo-Dionysius, the composer of the Areopagitic writings.
As to the second period, universal recognition of the Areopagitic writings in the Middle Ages, we need not mention the Greek Church, which is especially proud of him; but neither in the West was a voice raised in challenge down to the first half of the fifteenth century; on the contrary, his works were regarded as exceedingly valuable and even as sacred.
Protestant Church, draws its nourishment from writings whose connection with those of the pseudo-Areopagitic can still be traced through its various intermediate stages.
CIII, 44 sq.), undertook to defend the genuineness of the Areopagitic writings.