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This e-book contributes to the certainty of Dionysos, the Greek god of wine, dancing, theatre and ecstasy, by means of placing jointly 30 stories of classical students. They mix the research of particular circumstances of specific dimensions of the god in cult, fantasy, literature and iconography, with basic visions of Dionysos in antiquity and smooth occasions. basically from the combo of alternative views will we snatch the complicated character of Dionysos, and the different types of his presence in numerous cults, literary genres, and creative types, from Mycenaean occasions to overdue antiquity.

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