Dionysius claims to be on intimate terms with the Apostle John, the Apostle Paul, Timothy, Titus, and Polycarp. He claims to have met the Apostle Peter and James of Jerusalem (Divine Names & Epistles).
Dionysius claims to have been present for the Dormition of the Blessed Virgin (Divine Names 3, 2).
He was in charge of the "newly baptized" (Divine Names 3, 2).
His spiritual guide was a mystical author named Hierotheos.
He claims to have seen a solar eclipse on the date of Christ's crucifixion (Epistle 7, 2).
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