a part for the Areopagus
- an associate of council associated with the Areopagus
- A member of Areopagus.
In ancient Greek law. Legal counsel or chief judge of this Areopagus in capital matters in Athens; a tribunal so-called after a hill or minor eminence, in a street of this town focused on Mars, in which the courtroom happened for which those judges were wont to stay. Wharton.
"member for the Areopagus court," late 14c.; see Areopagus + -ite (1). See Acts xvii:34.
(n.) An associate of the Areopagus.
The author of the Theologia mystica and the other works ascribed to the Areopagite proceeds, therefore, to develop the doctrines of Proclus with very little modification into a system of esoteric Christianity.