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Dionysus (Bacchus)

Dionysus (Bacchus)

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Dionysus (Bacchus) Photos

Young Dionysus
OMG, I am so cute. [Young Bacchus by Giovanni Bellini, 1514.]


Young Dionysus, Drinking
I say the drinking age should be lowered from 21 to 1. [Drinking Bacchus by Guido Reni, 1623.]


Dionysus Finds Ariadne
The day I found my wife. (See, I have a soft side.) [Dionysos et Ariane by Louis Le Nain, c. 1630.]


Dionysus and Ariadne
Why did Theseus ever abandon such a beautiful creature? His loss. [Bacchus und Ariadne by Jacopo Tintoretto, 1578.]


Maenad
Is it just me, or do my Maenads have the best fashion sense? [The Priestess of Bacchus by John Mailer Collier, 1885-1889.]


Bacchanal
Tonight we're gonna party like it's the 8th Century BC. [Bacchanal by Jaques Blanchard, 1636.]


Big Dionysus
So, I put on a few pounds. What are you gonna do about it? [Bacchus by Peter Paul Reubens, 1638-40.]


Satyrs
Nobody parties like the Satyrs. [Bacchanal by Taddeo Zuccari, 1551.]


Pentheus' Death
Sorry for having you torn to pieces, Pentheus, but hey, you had it coming. [Pentheus being dismembered by the Maenads, from a fresco in the Casa dei Vetti in Pompeii.]


Triumph of Dionysus
I mean, look at this picture. Just look at it. [The Birth of the Sun an the Triumph of Bacchus by Corrado Giaquinto, 1762.]


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