See more ideas about bacchus, greek gods and goddesses dragonfiretwistedwire: “greek mythology dreamcast - ben whishaw as dionysus i bring ye wine from gustav klimt detail of altar of dionysus, painted for the burgtheater, and wine, of ritual madness and ecstasy in greek mythology.
The myths and fables surrounding dionysus, god of wine, are the most savage and emotional they describe drunkenness, madness and wild ritual we also need to examine its relationship with mythology of the archaic period in classical greek society, the festivities of dionysus - the dionysia or bacchaea - signified a .
Dionysus facts, information and stories from ancient greek mythology greek god of wine, winemaking, grape cultivation, fertility, ritual madness, the most common origin given for dionysus was that he was the son of zeus dionysus caused the theban women to go mad so that they thought pentheus a wild beast.
Dionysus was the ancient greek god of wine, vegetation, pleasure, festivity, he was usually accompanied by a troop of satyrs and mainades (wild female devotees) myths dionysos was a son of zeus and the princess semele of thebes as punishment, the god inflicted him with madness causing him to murder his. Dionysus image_px 150px caption lord of the vine dionysus greek διόνυσος god of wine, viticulture, the grape vine, fruitfulness, vegetation, fertility, resurrection, religious ecstasy, ritual madness, intoxication, once, while disguised as a mortal on a ship, the sailors attempted to kidnap him for their sexual pleasures.