Favourite Saints
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You are right.

Little is known about the biography of the actual author, but the treatises were attributed for most of history to actual saints about whom we know a little: St. Denis of Paris and to the figure of Dionysius in the Book of Acts, who eventually became conflated (this is what comes across in the Golden Legend). With this understanding, the Dionysian corpus exerted tremendous influence over the trajectory of medieval Christian thought.

Although modern historical criticism has rendered the traditional view of authorship untenable, his writings were long revered in both the East and the West as the writings of a great saint.
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