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Dionysius of Zakynthos (1547–1622)

  1. Marios Benisis

Published Online: 25 NOV 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9780470670606.wbecc1528

The Encyclopedia of Christian Civilization

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Benisis, M. 2011. Dionysius of Zakynthos (1547–1622). The Encyclopedia of Christian Civilization. .

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  1. Published Online: 25 NOV 2011


The Greek Dionysius of Zakynthos (born Draganigos Sigouros) was declared a Saint of the Orthodox Church by the Ecumenical Patriarchate of Constantinople in 1703.


  • dionysius of zakynthos (1547–1622);
  • saint of the orthodox church, by the ecumenical patriarchate;
  • monastery of the virgin mary “anafonitria”