Dionysus: Greek God of Wine and Fertility

Dionysus Greek god of fertility

Dionysus is of of the most popular ancient Greek gods and goddesses, both today and in ancient times. We associate him with wine, theater, and “the bacchanalia,” aka rich Roman orgies. In academic circles, the role he played in Greek mythology was complex and sometimes contradictory, but his followers played crucial roles in the evolution …

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