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- King Pentheus and his fateful encounter with the god Dionysus
- The story of king Pentheus and his fateful encounter with the god Dionysus is both horrifying and carries a certain warning. There arrived one day in Thebes a dancing god of great beauty and magnetism. So strong was his pull that all the women in that town...
Deities & Heros >> Greek
- Aphrodite: Goddess of Love and Beauty
- The goddess of beauty and love was formed out of the foam that was created when Uranus’s castrated genitals were thrown out of the sea of Paphos near Cyprus by the Titan Cronus.
Deities & Heros >> Greek
- An Overview of Greek Gods and Goddesses
- The Twelve Olympians were the main gods and goddesses in Greek mythology. They resided in Mount Olympus and actually totals to fourteen Olympians but never more than twelve in a time.
Religion & Philosophy >> Deities & Heros
- Mabon / The Autumnal Equinox
- Mabon is a Sabbat of celebration for the abundance of the harvest; a time meant for us to give thanks through song, dance and feasts. This is a time of balance, when day and night are equal once again; a time of meditation and introspection; a time to slow...
Holidays >> Mabon
- Pagan Mythology
- Is the traditional story presented as an historical event that serves to illustrate part of the world view of a people or explain a practice, belief, or natural phenomenon. The mythological beliefs a culture shares gives shape to its actions and choices....
Paganism & Wicca >> Holidays
Dionysus is described in multiple online sources, as addition to our editors' articles, see section below for printable documents, Dionysus books and related discussion.
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- DIONYSUS Wines & Spirits Ltd.
- DIONYSUS Wines & Spirits Ltd. P7 Ontario Wines Thematic. NEW to General List .
- NIETZSCHE/DIONYSUS: ECSTASY, HEROISM, AND THE
- And the tremendous phenomenon of the Dionysian -- and, born from it, tragedy for instance, as 'I, the last disciple of the philosopher Dionysus.
- Euripides' Bacchae Dionysus comes to Thebes disguised as a priest
- I am Dionysus, the son of Zeus, come back to Thebes, this land where I was born.
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- Maoist Midas touch
- Midas, the mythical greedy king of Phrygia, asked god Dionysus that whatever he touched may turn into gold. The UCPN (Maoist) has the Midas touch in reverse. Whatever it handles becomes a disaster.
- Dionysus Theatre looking for Light Board Operator and Stage Hands
- We are looking for Light Board Operator and Stage Hands for ART, by Yasmina Reza. Our shows run September 8 - 25 Thursday and Saturday evenings, as well as Sunday Afternoons. You will be required to attend tech rehearsals September 4-8.
- Dionysus to Kokopelli: the sacred circle of 'theater in the round'
- From primitive stories and rites to the stories of the modern stage and rituals associated with it (tearing a ticket, reading a program, the lights going down, the curtain calls), may the circle be unbroken.
- No laughs but plenty of relevance in 'The Trojan Women'
- The play won second prize at that year's festival of Dionysus but did not deter the invasion.
- In BMW's Repackaged Z4, Less Is More
- Dionysus is shuffling off the world stage and Apollo, dreary and reasonable, enters. In the windowless marketing skunk works of Procter & Gamble and Unilever and BMW and Ford, psychologists are asking: How do we sell less for more?
Suggested Web Resources
- Dionysus - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
- Dionysus was the god of the grape harvest, winemaking and wine, of ritual madness and ecstasy in Greek mythology.
- Dionysus is the son of Zeus and Semele. He is the only god to have a mortal parent. Zeus came to Semele in the night, invisable, felt only as a devine presence.
- Mar 3, 1997 Dionysus, also commonly known by his Roman name Bacchus, appears to be a god who has two distinct origins.
- Dionysus - Who Is the Greek God Dionysus
- Dionysus holding a wine cup (kantharos). Red-figure Amphora, by Dionysus is the god of wine and drunken revelry in Greek mythology.
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