Dionysos is our oldest living symbol. First mentioned in texts of the thirteenth century BC, he was for the ancient Greeks the divine embodiment of wine, of mystery-cult, and of the theatre, and even today is valued as a symbol of something fundamental to being human. With the power of his epiphany...
|Main Author:||Seaford, Richard.|
London ; New York :
xii, 158 pages ; 20 cm.
Gods and heroes of the ancient world.