From the name 'Nysa,' Bacchus received, in part, his Greek name 'Dionysus.
"The Metamorphoses of Ovid" by Publius Ovidius Naso
According to a Cretan legend the youthful god Zeus-Dionysus was suckled by a sow.
"The Evolution of the Dragon" by G. Elliot Smith
Thus Attis became one with the Dionysus-Sabazius of the conquerors, or at least assumed some of his characteristics.
"The Oriental Religions in Roman Paganism" by Franz Cumont
Dionysus passed an innocent and uneventful childhood, roaming through the woods and forests, surrounded by nymphs, satyrs, and shepherds.
"Myths and Legends of Ancient Greece and Rome" by E.M. Berens
What would be thought necessary to establish a man as a first-rate double for Dionysus?
"Pagan Passions" by Gordon Randall Garrett
But the pure, virtuous and strong proceed direct to the Sun of Dionysus.
"Reincarnation and the Law of Karma" by William Walker Atkinson
Few are the thyrsus-bearers; And sole is Dionysus.
"Spectra" by Arthur Ficke
The process of development of a god's character is illustrated with special clearness by the history of Dionysus.
"Introduction to the History of Religions" by Crawford Howell Toy
It lay at the east side of the theatre of Dionysus.
"Museum of Antiquity" by L. W. Yaggy
You are sententious, Dionysus.
"Hypolympia" by Edmund Gosse
There is one central stage indeed in which Dionysus does seem to appear.
"Five Stages of Greek Religion" by Gilbert Murray
Miss J. Harrison has shown that Dionysus was the embodiment of this conception.
"The Sex Worship and Symbolism of Primitive Races" by Sanger Brown, II
Oenopion, a mythical hero, son of Dionysus or of Rhadamanthus, was an early king of Chios.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 6, Slice 2" by Various
Again, in the rites of Dionysus Zagreus, a bull was torn to pieces and eaten.
"The Next Step in Religion" by Roy Wood Sellars
To-day Hermes has been with us, and to-morrow he comes again with Dionysus, the god of the vine, and all his merry company.
"Tales of Troy and Greece" by Andrew Lang
Satan was worshipped under the names of Evan, Dionysus, Iacchus, and Lenaeus.
"The Revolt of the Angels" by Anatole France
The worship of Dionysus was actively conducted in Asia Minor, particularly in Phrygia and Lydia.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 8, Slice 5" by Various
ANTHESTE'RIA, an annual Greek festival held in honour of all the gods, but especially in honour of Dionysus.
"The New Gresham Encyclopedia. Vol. 1 Part 2" by Various
It was only a little way to the foot of the Acropolis and the Theatre of Dionysus.
"The Ship Dwellers" by Albert Bigelow Paine
From Dionysus to Sandrakottos the Indians calculated 153 kings, and 6402 years.
"The History of Antiquity, Volume IV (of 6)" by Max Duncker