Areopagus

Also known as

  • Hill of Mars

Derivation

  • Greek: Ares, Mars; pagos, hill: Hill of Mars

Profile

Low hill situated near the Acropolis at Athens.

Court held on this hill before which Saint Paul the Apostle was brought to explain his doctrine in Acts 17.

MLA Citation

  • “Areopagus”. New Catholic Dictionary. CatholicSaints.Info. 29 December 2019. Web. 29 September 2020. <>