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Dionysus (Bacchus) - especially known as a god of wine and ecstasy;  a son of Zeus and the princess Semele of Thebes

Dionysus (Bacchus) - especially known as a god of wine and ecstasy; a son of Zeus and the princess Semele of Thebes

Baco (Dionísio, em grego) é Deus do vinho, das festas, da diversão, do prazer da loucura e exagero. Contudo também é um Deus voltado ao misticismo e ao espírito. Segundo os mitos órficos, Zagreu, filho de Júpiter (Zeus) com Proserpina (Perséfone), foi o filho preferito de Júpiter, porém, Juno, ensiumada, ordenou que os Titãs o matassem e o devorassem. Eles o fizeram, e logo depois Júpiter matou os Titãs com raios. Minerva resgatou o coração de Zagreu, ainda inteiro.

Dionysus, God of Wine & Ecstasy - original Greek theatre was produced in his honor at the City Dionysia in Athens.

Homeric Hymn 26 To Dionysus: I begin to sing of ivy-crowned Dionysus, the loud-crying god, splendid son of Zeus and glorious Semele. The rich-haired Nymphs received Him in their bosoms from the Lord His Father and fostered and nurtured Him carefully in the dells of Nysa, where by the will of His Father, He grew up in a sweet-smelling cave, being reckoned among The Immortals... (cont. below)

Homeric Hymn 26 To Dionysus: I begin to sing of ivy-crowned Dionysus, the loud-crying god, splendid son of Zeus and glorious Semele. The rich-haired Nymphs received Him in their bosoms from the Lord His Father and fostered and nurtured Him carefully in the dells of Nysa, where by the will of His Father, He grew up in a sweet-smelling cave, being reckoned among The Immortals... (cont. below)

Dionysus Statue

This is a statue of the Greek god Dionysus. The history of the Greek theatre began with festivals honoring their gods. Men would perform songs and plays to welcome Dionysus and the other gods.

Dionysus  God of wine, celebrations and ecstasy. Patron god of the art of theatre. . Son of Zeus and the mortal Theban princess Semele. Married to the Cretan princess Ariadne. The youngest Olympian, as well as the only one to have a mortal mother.

Dionysus God of wine, celebrations and ecstasy. Patron god of the art of theatre. Son of Zeus and the mortal Theban princess Semele. Married to the Cretan princess Ariadne. The youngest Olympian, as well as the only one to have a mortal mother.