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Also known as Denis the Little, canonist, monk; lived in Rome at the end of ddionisio 5th century and in the first half of the 6th century.

Internal criticism of the works of Dionysius has made it possible to add a few facts to this sketchy biography, A. The date of Dionysius’s death is controversial. Duchesne, no trace of him was found in Rome after Amelli claims he could not have died beforethe date when Pastor Felicianus to whom the “Tome to the Armenians” is dedicated succeeded Fulgentius of Ruspe. Gelasius called Dionysius to his side in to classify the pontifical archives and to compile a collection of texts of incontestable worth and authenticity.


By then Dionysius was already of mature years, and ell not have lived beyond exigup The entire work of Dionysius had but one purpose: Dionysius’s perfect knowledge of Greek dxiguo Latin is proved by his many translations: Analecta bibleca 11 — ]; Life of St.

Pachomius Patrologia Latinaed. Johannis Baptistae Patrologia Latina We have only one translation of a philosophical work by him: Three of his translations were concerned with the fight against Nestorius: Cyril of Alexandria, letter to Nestorius and anathematizations” Patrologia Latina The Orient and the West were divided on the question of the way to determine the date of Easter.

The Council of nicaea had commanded the adoption of the Alexandrine rule, based on the year cycle. At Rome, a tradition had been adopted that declared Easter should not be celebrated before March 25 or after April 21, and the basis for calculation was the old year cycle. Cyril had continued his work.

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In the West tables were drawn up by Victorius of Aquitaine. They terminated with the year a. In the Liber de Paschate Patrologia Latina He established a table of Paschal dates up to the yearwhich was a continuation of the table of Cyril of Alexandria, but used the year of the Incarnation as the point of departure.


He was the first to date the Christian era by the birth of Christ, but he made a four-to seven-year error. Dionysius is best known as a canonist. We owe to his ability as a translator and compiler the first canonical collection worthy of the name, the dionysiana.

Dionysius Exiguus (470-540)

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