Dionysus

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(Greek mythology) god of wine and fertility and drama

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Delos, legendary sanctuary of Greek gods and the House of Dionysos museum.
The Greek god Dionysos and the Roman god Bacchus represented wine, and the drink is also used in Christian and Jewish ceremonies such as the Eucharist and Kiddush.
This year the festival's music programme will start with a performance by Greek singer Vassilis Lekkas, who will be joined by the Vocal Ensemble and the Diastasi and Dionysos dance groups.
So the theatre of Dionysos, on the south slope of the Acropolis, serves as the prompt for a discussion of Greek drama, including quick summaries of a few chosen works by the great masters.
Wishaw's Dionysos is full on, wafting around in a dress, flicking his long hair and even risking the odd hinged wrist.
According to ancient Greek writings, Dionysos, the God of wine & grape harvests was born on the fertile lands of Thracia, Dacia-Getae (Romania) being in the heart of it.
Turkey - 7nts B&B at the Dionysos Estate, Kumlubuk Bay, from PS850pp (saves PS150pp, based on 2 sharing) inc flights from Stansted, Heathrow or Manchester to Dalaman, transfers, guided walk, day's overland excursion, day's boat trip.
The climax comes in the final gallery, where the Vatican's 'Belvedere torso' is pitched against the Dionysos from the Parthenon's east pediment.
Dionysos Souvlaki Bar is a Greek restaurant and take-away run by a Greek family in Three Shires Oak Road, Smethwick.
and the statues of Hermes (dedicated to Pan) and Asklepios (dedicated to Zeus), Friedland considers the function of a number of "visiting deities" (table 8), of which Artemis, Aphrodite, Dionysos, Eros, and Kybele (cat.
3* Dionysos Apartments, Malia, SC, June 18, 11 nights from Glasgow, PS259pp.
At the root of comedy lies the [TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII] (ritual mockery or hurling of obscenities and insults) originally reserved for rites of Demeter and Dionysos and flourishing in an atmosphere of [TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII] (freedom of speech).
Its subtopics are (1) Music on the Edge: Dionysos and His World, (2) Ethos and Pathos in the Imagery of Orpheus, (3) a specific psychological study entitled Thamyris: Music and Hubris, and (4) Marsyas, the Musical Satyr.