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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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